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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 2.19% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Median daily rate £320 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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
787 869 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.70% 33.70% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 483 583
Median daily rate £366 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen -10 4 - -
Edinburgh +18 3 £284 -43.25% 8
Angus - 3 - -
Dundee - 3 - - 3
Highlands - 2 £300 -
Glasgow +3 1 - - 7
Fife -2 1 £320 -
West Lothian - 1 - - 5
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 33 (66.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (38.00%) C
5 18 (36.00%) OO
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.00%) Python
7 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
8 13 (26.00%) Algorithms
9 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (22.00%) Android
9 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) Perl
12 7 (14.00%) SQL
12 7 (14.00%) .NET
12 7 (14.00%) SDLC
13 6 (12.00%) Mobile Development
13 6 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (12.00%) Physics
13 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (12.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) Linux
13 6 (12.00%) UML
13 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.00%) Ruby
14 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
14 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management

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 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (6.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) iTunes
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) RS-485
2 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.00%) DECT
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) Modbus
2 1 (2.00%) RS-232
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
2 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.00%) HBase
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Applications Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) Flash
4 4 (8.00%) Itk
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 4 (8.00%) Kafka
4 4 (8.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) DHTML
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XSL
5 3 (6.00%) XSLT
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.00%) JSP
7 1 (2.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.00%) iPad
4 5 (10.00%) iPhone
4 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Android
1 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) OO
3 14 (28.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) Mobile Development
6 6 (12.00%) Physics
6 6 (12.00%) UML
7 5 (10.00%) Android Development
7 5 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 5 (10.00%) SOLID
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.00%) Release Management
8 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) C
4 15 (30.00%) Python
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 6 (12.00%) Ruby
8 5 (10.00%) ActionScript
8 5 (10.00%) Apple Swift
8 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 5 (10.00%) PHP
8 5 (10.00%) VB
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (8.00%) VB6
9 4 (8.00%) VBA
10 3 (6.00%) Tcl
10 3 (6.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) ILOG
2 3 (6.00%) webMethods
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
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CPS Group Limited
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