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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 69 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing C++ 58 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 1.79% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 5.83% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 37
Median daily rate £290 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +4.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
888 995 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.29% 30.64% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 525 563
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +23 21 £359 - 3
Renfrewshire - 15 £295 - 1
Dundee +6 12 £245 +8.88%
Edinburgh -10 4 £325 +18.18% 5
Aberdeen -1 1 - -
Angus - 1 - - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 76 (73.08%) Java
2 43 (41.35%) Perl
3 41 (39.42%) C#
4 40 (38.46%) OO
5 34 (32.69%) Linux
6 31 (29.81%) Unix
7 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
8 29 (27.88%) Finance
9 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
10 26 (25.00%) C
10 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 24 (23.08%) Python
11 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (22.12%) SQL
13 22 (21.15%) OOD
13 22 (21.15%) Mathematics
14 21 (20.19%) .NET
15 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 20 (19.23%) Sybase
15 20 (19.23%) Multithreading
15 20 (19.23%) Algorithms
16 19 (18.27%) DB2
17 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
17 18 (17.31%) ITIL
18 15 (14.42%) Release Management
18 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.42%) SDLC
19 14 (13.46%) Apple iOS
19 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
19 14 (13.46%) Android

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 8 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (3.85%) AquaLogic
2 4 (3.85%) JBoss
2 4 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (3.85%) Tuxedo
2 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.96%) CICS
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Teamcenter
2 4 (3.85%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.69%) PaaS
2 4 (3.85%) iTunes
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (18.27%) DB2
3 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
4 13 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.88%) GIS
7 2 (1.92%) QGIS
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.96%) Big Data
8 1 (0.96%) HBase
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 8 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 8 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 7 (6.73%) JUnit
3 4 (3.85%) Build Forge
4 3 (2.88%) Subversion
4 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 29 (27.88%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Games
3 12 (11.54%) Banking
4 10 (9.62%) Front Office
4 10 (9.62%) Legal
5 5 (4.81%) Electronics
5 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) C++ Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.77%) Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Programmer
6 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Web Applications Support
7 4 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 4 (3.85%) C++ Games Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) jQuery
3 8 (7.69%) J2SE
4 7 (6.73%) Spring
4 7 (6.73%) XML
5 6 (5.77%) Middleware
6 4 (3.85%) DirectX
6 4 (3.85%) HTML
6 4 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (3.85%) Itk
6 4 (3.85%) J2EE
6 4 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 4 (3.85%) Regular Expression
6 4 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (3.85%) V-Ray
6 4 (3.85%) XSL
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.88%) Swing
7 3 (2.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Mathematics
2 20 (19.23%) Algorithms
3 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (10.58%) Data Structures
6 8 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (7.69%) Physics
7 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.81%) Equities
9 4 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (3.85%) Animation
9 4 (3.85%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.85%) Derivative
9 4 (3.85%) iPad
9 4 (3.85%) iPhone
9 4 (3.85%) RenderMan
9 4 (3.85%) User Experience
10 3 (2.88%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.92%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) Unix
3 14 (13.46%) Android
3 14 (13.46%) Apple iOS
4 12 (11.54%) Windows
5 6 (5.77%) AIX
5 6 (5.77%) Solaris
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.85%) OS/390
7 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.92%) HPUX
9 1 (0.96%) MVS
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) OO
2 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
3 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (21.15%) OOD
6 20 (19.23%) Multithreading
7 18 (17.31%) ITIL
8 15 (14.42%) Release Management
8 15 (14.42%) SDLC
9 14 (13.46%) Test Scripting
10 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.54%) ITIL V3
11 10 (9.62%) Migration
12 8 (7.69%) DevOps
12 8 (7.69%) SOA
13 7 (6.73%) Scrum
13 7 (6.73%) TDD
13 7 (6.73%) Web Development
14 6 (5.77%) Mobile Development
14 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.08%) Java
2 43 (41.35%) Perl
3 41 (39.42%) C#
4 26 (25.00%) C
5 24 (23.08%) Python
6 23 (22.12%) SQL
7 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.46%) Ruby
9 13 (12.50%) VB
9 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 12 (11.54%) VB6
10 12 (11.54%) VBA
11 9 (8.65%) Korn
11 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
12 8 (7.69%) Bourne shell
13 6 (5.77%) Objective-C
13 6 (5.77%) PHP
13 6 (5.77%) VBScript
14 5 (4.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.92%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.96%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Ansible
1 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.85%) RSA Archer
3 3 (2.88%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.92%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Sybase
2 12 (11.54%) ILOG
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Splunk
4 4 (3.85%) Axway
4 4 (3.85%) Fujitsu
4 4 (3.85%) HP
4 4 (3.85%) IBM
4 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.85%) Sun
5 2 (1.92%) Atmel
5 2 (1.92%) CA
5 2 (1.92%) Compuware
5 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Siemens
6 1 (0.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) webMethods
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