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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.92% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 2.73% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Median daily rate £338 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £377 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
759 879 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.61% 33.70% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 515 606
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.50 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 -11 5 £400 -
Glasgow - 5 £358 - 1
Angus - 4 - -
Edinburgh +14 2 £284 -24.33% 10
Dundee - 2 - - 2
Fife -4 1 £320 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 40 (63.49%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) C#
3 20 (31.75%) C
3 20 (31.75%) Python
4 19 (30.16%) OO
4 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.63%) Perl
7 12 (19.05%) .NET
7 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
8 11 (17.46%) Android
8 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
8 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
8 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
9 10 (15.87%) Linux
9 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
9 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.29%) Release Management
10 9 (14.29%) jQuery
10 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
10 9 (14.29%) ILOG
10 9 (14.29%) VBA
10 9 (14.29%) ITIL
10 9 (14.29%) SQL
10 9 (14.29%) VB
10 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
10 9 (14.29%) VB6
11 8 (12.70%) Scrum

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 (6.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.17%) Siemens NX
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) iTunes
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.59%) Modbus
3 1 (1.59%) RS-232
3 1 (1.59%) RS-485
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Big Data
3 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.35%) HBase
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 2 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Electronics
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Games
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Applications Developer
4 8 (12.70%) C++ Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.35%) Hadoop Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (7.94%) Flash
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) Kafka
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) Itk
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.17%) DHTML
6 2 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.17%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) XSL
6 2 (3.17%) XSLT
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
1 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.70%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.94%) Applied Mathematics
4 5 (7.94%) iPad
4 5 (7.94%) iPhone
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.94%) Physics
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.76%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.17%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Android
1 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (6.35%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) OO
1 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 9 (14.29%) Release Management
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) SDLC
7 6 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 6 (9.52%) UML
8 5 (7.94%) Android Development
8 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.94%) OOD
8 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
8 5 (7.94%) SOLID
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
9 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) C#
3 20 (31.75%) C
3 20 (31.75%) Python
4 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) Perl
6 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) VB
6 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 9 (14.29%) VB6
6 9 (14.29%) VBA
7 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 6 (9.52%) Ruby
8 5 (7.94%) ActionScript
8 5 (7.94%) Apple Swift
8 5 (7.94%) PHP
9 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.17%) Tcl
10 2 (3.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) ILOG
2 3 (4.76%) Sybase
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.17%) Atmel
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 2 (3.17%) webMethods
4 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago