The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 84 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 58 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 2.58% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 6.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 20
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£300 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.38 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £35.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.85 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
1022 1098 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.74% 39.93% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 568 385
Average daily rate £350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

C++
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 17 £275 +13.40% 10
Glasgow -30 10 - - 3
Aberdeen - 9 £450 - 1
Dundee 0 7 £225 - 1
Fife -4 4 - - 4
West Lothian -8 1 £300 -
Stirling - 1 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 50 (53.19%) Java
2 37 (39.36%) C
3 35 (37.23%) Windows
4 33 (35.11%) Linux
4 33 (35.11%) Finance
5 31 (32.98%) Software Engineering
5 31 (32.98%) C#
6 29 (30.85%) SQL
7 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.66%) Python
9 23 (24.47%) UNIX
10 18 (19.15%) Perl
11 17 (18.09%) HTML
11 17 (18.09%) XML
12 16 (17.02%) OO
13 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.96%) Device Driver
13 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (12.77%) Workflow
14 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
14 12 (12.77%) Derivative
14 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
15 11 (11.70%) PLM
15 11 (11.70%) Teamcenter
15 11 (11.70%) CAD
15 11 (11.70%) Algorithms
16 10 (10.64%) Itk
16 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
16 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
16 10 (10.64%) SOA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.57%) Apache
1 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) AutoCAD
1 9 (9.57%) Siemens NX
2 5 (5.32%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.06%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.06%) Eikon
2 1 (1.06%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) GPRS
1 2 (2.13%) PSTN
1 2 (2.13%) PPP
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
1 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.13%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) KDB
3 2 (2.13%) MSDE
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQLite
4 1 (1.06%) MS Access
4 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.57%) WinDbg
2 8 (8.51%) JIRA
3 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.45%) Subversion
3 7 (7.45%) Maven
4 5 (5.32%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (5.32%) FishEye
4 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.13%) Ant
6 2 (2.13%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.06%) Android Studio
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Military
3 8 (8.51%) Front Office
4 7 (7.45%) Electronics
5 6 (6.38%) Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.19%) Legal
7 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.19%) Games
8 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Test Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.51%) C++ Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) HTML
1 17 (18.09%) XML
2 10 (10.64%) DHTML
2 10 (10.64%) Itk
3 9 (9.57%) Web Services
3 9 (9.57%) XSL
3 9 (9.57%) XSLT
4 8 (8.51%) .NET
5 7 (7.45%) CSS
5 7 (7.45%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (5.32%) Software Packaging
6 5 (5.32%) JSP
7 4 (4.26%) Django
8 2 (2.13%) Middleware
8 2 (2.13%) Flash
8 2 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.06%) OLE
9 1 (1.06%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Device Driver
2 12 (12.77%) Derivative
3 11 (11.70%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.51%) Fat Client
4 8 (8.51%) Thin Client
5 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
6 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.26%) Equities
9 3 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (3.19%) Physics
10 2 (2.13%) Mechatronics
10 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
10 2 (2.13%) Neural Network
10 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.06%) iPhone
11 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.23%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Linux
3 23 (24.47%) UNIX
4 5 (5.32%) Android
4 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.06%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Software Engineering
2 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.02%) OO
4 15 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.77%) Workflow
6 11 (11.70%) CAD
6 11 (11.70%) PLM
7 10 (10.64%) UML
7 10 (10.64%) SOA
7 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
7 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (9.57%) Test Planning
8 9 (9.57%) Test Management
9 8 (8.51%) Time Management
9 8 (8.51%) Validation
9 8 (8.51%) SDLC
10 7 (7.45%) DevOps
10 7 (7.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) Java
2 37 (39.36%) C
3 31 (32.98%) C#
4 29 (30.85%) SQL
5 26 (27.66%) Python
6 18 (19.15%) Perl
7 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
8 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.64%) Embedded C++
10 9 (9.57%) Ada
11 8 (8.51%) XPath
11 8 (8.51%) Tcl
12 6 (6.38%) Embedded C
13 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
14 4 (4.26%) Ruby
15 3 (3.19%) Assembly Language
16 2 (2.13%) Korn
16 2 (2.13%) PHP
16 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
16 2 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) PhD
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) webMethods
2 5 (5.32%) Sybase
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) Siemens
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.06%) Perforce
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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