Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 17 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 2.17% 4.76% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 13.04% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Dundee median daily rate - £260 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.56% -8.16%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Dundee median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £44.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.98% +26.07% -9.68%

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 8 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 17.39% 36.51% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 6
Dundee median daily rate £344 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +1.69% +50.51%
10th Percentile £272 £246 £213
90th Percentile £388 £438 £484
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Dundee median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% -51.72% -9.38%

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 19 August 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework

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 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware