The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.69% 5.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
C++
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 42.37% 59.30% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 11
Average daily rate £295 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.91% +27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

C++
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the West Lothian region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

C++
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Livingston +9 1 - - 1
Linlithgow - - - -
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 2 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development