The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.84% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £408 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.24% +30.40%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 368 435 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.53% 28.64% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 265 254
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) MVS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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