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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 15.79% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 36.84% 50.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £271 £400 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.18% +49.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Dundee.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Dundee

C++
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) SOLID
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Unix

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%) SaaS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree