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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 98 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 47 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 1.61% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 4.97% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 27
Median daily rate £345 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
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 £42.25 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
990 945 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.11% 32.44% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 500 599
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 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 +8 15 £380 +1.33% 5
Edinburgh -3 12 £315 +14.02% 6
Dundee 0 5 £243 +42.64%
Renfrewshire - 5 £328 -
Aberdeen +6 3 - -
Fife +3 3 £320 -3.39% 3
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 47 (71.21%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 23 (34.85%) OO
4 22 (33.33%) Perl
5 21 (31.82%) C
6 20 (30.30%) Unix
6 20 (30.30%) Configuration Management
6 20 (30.30%) Finance
7 18 (27.27%) Windows
7 18 (27.27%) C#
8 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 15 (22.73%) OOD
11 14 (21.21%) Oracle
12 13 (19.70%) Python
12 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
12 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
12 13 (19.70%) Algorithms
13 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
13 12 (18.18%) XML
13 12 (18.18%) Games
14 11 (16.67%) Sybase
14 11 (16.67%) SQL
14 11 (16.67%) .NET
14 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
14 11 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.15%) Degree
15 10 (15.15%) Ruby

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 (12.12%) Apache
2 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.06%) AquaLogic
3 4 (6.06%) JBoss
3 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (6.06%) Tuxedo
3 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.52%) Captiva
4 1 (1.52%) CICS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Teamcenter
2 4 (6.06%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (3.03%) BigMachines
3 2 (3.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (12.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) iTunes
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) RS-232
2 1 (1.52%) RS-485
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.12%) DB2
5 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) GIS
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) QGIS
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 8 (12.12%) MSBuild
1 8 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.58%) MSI
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 4 (6.06%) Build Forge
4 4 (6.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Games
3 10 (15.15%) Legal
4 8 (12.12%) Banking
4 8 (12.12%) Front Office
5 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) C++ Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) C++ Games Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Games Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Computer Scientist
7 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) AWS Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Azure Architect
8 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) XML
2 11 (16.67%) .NET
3 8 (12.12%) OpenGL
3 8 (12.12%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (10.61%) DirectX
4 7 (10.61%) Middleware
4 7 (10.61%) V-Ray
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) Itk
5 5 (7.58%) J2SE
5 5 (7.58%) Swing
5 5 (7.58%) WinForms
5 5 (7.58%) WPF
5 5 (7.58%) XSD
5 5 (7.58%) XSL
6 4 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (6.06%) J2EE
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 3 (4.55%) XSLT
8 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Algorithms
2 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (10.61%) Animation
5 7 (10.61%) Physics
5 7 (10.61%) RenderMan
5 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
6 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (7.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (7.58%) Equities
7 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (6.06%) Life Science
9 3 (4.55%) Derivative
10 2 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
10 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Unix
3 18 (27.27%) Windows
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.61%) Solaris
6 5 (7.58%) AIX
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.06%) Android
7 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.06%) OS/390
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) OO
2 20 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 15 (22.73%) OOD
6 11 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.64%) Change Management
8 9 (13.64%) Migration
9 8 (12.12%) DevOps
10 7 (10.61%) Game Development
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
10 7 (10.61%) Web Development
11 6 (9.09%) Data Management
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Project Management
12 5 (7.58%) SOA
12 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) Perl
3 21 (31.82%) C
4 18 (27.27%) C#
5 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
5 13 (19.70%) Python
6 11 (16.67%) SQL
7 10 (15.15%) Ruby
8 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 8 (12.12%) Bourne shell
8 8 (12.12%) Korn
9 7 (10.61%) GLSL
9 7 (10.61%) HLSL
9 7 (10.61%) R
10 6 (9.09%) VBScript
11 5 (7.58%) COBOL
11 5 (7.58%) PL/1
11 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.03%) VB
12 2 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) PhD
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Ansible
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Sybase
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.12%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) Axway
6 4 (6.06%) Fujitsu
6 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.06%) Sun
7 3 (4.55%) Siemens
7 3 (4.55%) Tableau
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) CA
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) Compuware
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