Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 8.62% 25.00% 18.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% 50.00% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Dundee median daily rate £200 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +33.33%
10th Percentile £140 £213 £275
90th Percentile £304 £288 £325
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £40.75 £43.25
% change year-on-year +7.98% -5.78% +7.11%

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 22 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 37.93% 50.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 13
Dundee median daily rate £320 £240 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £195 £213 £201
90th Percentile £363 £400 £413
Scotland median daily rate £410 £388 £353
% change year-on-year +5.81% +9.93% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -51.16% +14.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Dundee over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) WebGL
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Scala

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 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Heroku
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Backend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WebGL
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree