Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee 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 24 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 > Dundee
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 20.93% 39.53% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.94% 62.96% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Dundee median daily rate £240 £260 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £220 £213 £199
90th Percentile £245 £330 £248
Scotland median daily rate £315 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Dundee median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.50
10th Percentile £33.95 - £29.25
90th Percentile £43.25 - £31.75
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -8.05%

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 Dundee with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 39.53% 62.79% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 16
Dundee median daily rate £240 £270 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -13.60% +2.88%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £231
90th Percentile £450 £383 £419
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Dundee median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.50
10th Percentile £33.95 - £29.25
90th Percentile £43.25 - £31.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Dundee

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Dundee

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Dundee region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (44.44%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
6 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) QNX
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) QNX