The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 118 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Senior C++ Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2578 2331 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.27% 93.46% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1175
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 125
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the Scotland region.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior C++ Developer
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 Senior C++ Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Senior C++ Developer
UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title 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 with Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) STL
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ATL
3 1 (16.67%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title 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 with Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) STL
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ATL
3 1 (16.67%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Google