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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 96 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 4.89% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 19
Median daily rate £365 £331 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £254 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
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
852 880 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.23% 30.69% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 509 656
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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 -2 7 £425 +13.33% 4
Edinburgh +20 5 £243 +7.77% 6
Aberdeen -5 5 £400 -15.78%
Dundee - 2 £300 - 3
Angus - 2 - -
Renfrewshire -3 1 £272 -15.00%
Fife -5 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (69.88%) Java
2 40 (48.19%) C#
3 27 (32.53%) OO
4 26 (31.33%) Perl
5 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
6 23 (27.71%) C
7 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
7 22 (26.51%) Relational Database
8 20 (24.10%) Python
9 19 (22.89%) .NET
9 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.69%) Linux
11 17 (20.48%) SQL
11 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
11 17 (20.48%) Unix
12 16 (19.28%) ITIL
12 16 (19.28%) Configuration Management
12 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
13 15 (18.07%) jQuery
13 15 (18.07%) Release Management
13 15 (18.07%) ITIL V3
13 15 (18.07%) VB6
13 15 (18.07%) VB
13 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
13 15 (18.07%) VBA
13 15 (18.07%) ILOG
14 13 (15.66%) Finance
15 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (14.46%) SDLC
16 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS

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 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) iTunes
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.20%) RS-232
3 1 (1.20%) RS-485
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.05%) DB2
4 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.02%) Big Data
5 5 (6.02%) HBase
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) JUnit
3 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.41%) Maven
3 2 (2.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Front Office
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) C++ Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Applications Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Web Applications Support
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Hadoop Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Web Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Web Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) jQuery
3 4 (4.82%) HTML
3 4 (4.82%) Kafka
3 4 (4.82%) XML
4 3 (3.61%) Flash
4 3 (3.61%) J2SE
4 3 (3.61%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.61%) Spring
4 3 (3.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) Itk
5 2 (2.41%) J2EE
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) JSP
6 1 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.64%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.02%) User Experience
5 4 (4.82%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.82%) iPad
5 4 (4.82%) iPhone
5 4 (4.82%) Physics
6 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.41%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Unix
3 11 (13.25%) Android
3 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.64%) Windows
5 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) HPUX
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) OO
2 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.28%) Configuration Management
4 16 (19.28%) ITIL
4 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.07%) ITIL V3
5 15 (18.07%) Release Management
6 12 (14.46%) SDLC
7 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.84%) Scrum
8 8 (9.64%) OOD
9 7 (8.43%) Mobile Development
10 6 (7.23%) UML
11 5 (6.02%) Requirements Management
11 5 (6.02%) SOA
11 5 (6.02%) Web Development
12 4 (4.82%) SOLID
12 4 (4.82%) Time Management
12 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.88%) Java
2 40 (48.19%) C#
3 26 (31.33%) Perl
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.71%) C
6 20 (24.10%) Python
7 17 (20.48%) SQL
8 15 (18.07%) VB
8 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
8 15 (18.07%) VB6
8 15 (18.07%) VBA
9 10 (12.05%) PHP
10 6 (7.23%) Objective-C
11 5 (6.02%) Ruby
12 4 (4.82%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.82%) VBScript
13 3 (3.61%) ActionScript
13 3 (3.61%) Apple Swift
13 3 (3.61%) Groovy
14 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.20%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.20%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) RSA Archer
2 2 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.20%) Oozie
3 1 (1.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) ILOG
2 11 (13.25%) Sybase
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.41%) Atmel
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.20%) CA
5 1 (1.20%) Compuware
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) webMethods