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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 6
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 6.25% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 13.04% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 10 23 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 14.08% 47.92% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £160 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £350 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Itk
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens NX

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Itk
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods