Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 8
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 6.19% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 13.95% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Aberdeen median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -4.76%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 30 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 21.90% 44.33% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 10
Aberdeen median daily rate £381 £293 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.34% -40.00% +45.52%
10th Percentile £193 £156 £406
90th Percentile £438 £375 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £28.00
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Aberdeen

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Aberdeen

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Aberdeen