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 3 months to 28 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 / Dundee
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 20.00% 51.85% 22.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 93.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £225 £230 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +35.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 Dundee with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dundee
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3 15 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 30.00% 55.56% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
Median daily rate £225 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.50
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 Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee 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 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 28 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 Dundee region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Java ME
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
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