The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 104 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 40 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 1.58% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 5.01% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
Median daily rate £350 £314 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1008 959 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 31.62% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 521 592
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

C++
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 16 £365 -2.66% 4
Edinburgh -6 12 £315 +14.02% 9
Renfrewshire - 5 £333 -
Aberdeen +2 3 - -
Fife -1 2 - - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C++.

1 38 (64.41%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 20 (33.90%) Perl
3 20 (33.90%) C
4 17 (28.81%) Configuration Management
4 17 (28.81%) Unix
5 16 (27.12%) Windows
5 16 (27.12%) OO
6 13 (22.03%) OOD
6 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
6 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
7 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
7 12 (20.34%) C#
7 12 (20.34%) Oracle
7 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 11 (18.64%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
9 10 (16.95%) Python
9 10 (16.95%) Sybase
9 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 10 (16.95%) Legal
9 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
10 9 (15.25%) Migration
10 9 (15.25%) Banking
10 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.25%) MS Excel

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) AquaLogic
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.08%) Tuxedo
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) Captiva
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Teamcenter
2 3 (5.08%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (3.39%) BigMachines
3 2 (3.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (13.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) RS-232
2 1 (1.69%) RS-485
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.86%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
1 8 (13.56%) MSBuild
1 8 (13.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (13.56%) TeamCity
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.47%) MSI
4 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Subversion
5 3 (5.08%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Legal
3 9 (15.25%) Banking
4 8 (13.56%) Games
5 7 (11.86%) Front Office
5 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) German Language
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) C++ Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) C++ Games Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Games Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Computer Scientist
6 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) XML
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 8 (13.56%) OpenGL
3 8 (13.56%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (11.86%) DirectX
4 7 (11.86%) V-Ray
5 5 (8.47%) Middleware
5 5 (8.47%) WinForms
5 5 (8.47%) WPF
5 5 (8.47%) XSD
6 4 (6.78%) HTML
6 4 (6.78%) Itk
6 4 (6.78%) J2SE
6 4 (6.78%) Spring
6 4 (6.78%) Swing
6 4 (6.78%) XSL
7 3 (5.08%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (5.08%) J2EE
7 3 (5.08%) XSLT
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.86%) Animation
2 7 (11.86%) RenderMan
2 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.17%) Physics
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.47%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.78%) Equities
5 4 (6.78%) Life Science
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) Unix
3 16 (27.12%) Windows
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.47%) Solaris
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) AIX
7 3 (5.08%) OS/390
8 1 (1.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Configuration Management
2 16 (27.12%) OO
3 13 (22.03%) OOD
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) Change Management
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) DevOps
8 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.17%) Data Management
9 6 (10.17%) Game Development
9 6 (10.17%) SDLC
9 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 5 (8.47%) SOA
10 5 (8.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) C
2 20 (33.90%) Perl
3 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
4 12 (20.34%) C#
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 10 (16.95%) Python
7 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.56%) Bourne shell
8 8 (13.56%) Korn
8 8 (13.56%) Ruby
9 7 (11.86%) GLSL
9 7 (11.86%) HLSL
9 7 (11.86%) R
10 5 (8.47%) COBOL
10 5 (8.47%) PL/1
10 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
10 5 (8.47%) VBScript
11 3 (5.08%) VB
12 2 (3.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) PhD
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.69%) GAMP
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Firmware
4 1 (1.69%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
1 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Sybase
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.56%) Splunk
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.08%) Axway
7 3 (5.08%) Fujitsu
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Siemens
7 3 (5.08%) Sun
7 3 (5.08%) Tableau
8 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.69%) Avaya
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Wonderware
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