Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 111 105
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 1.15% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £315 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +44.44% -13.46%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £213
90th Percentile £388 £338 £329
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +70.30% -27.86%
10th Percentile £31.40 £43.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -4.76%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1036 786 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.53% 36.19% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 486 509
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.50 £47.25 £28.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +63.14% -17.25%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Edinburgh

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.03%) C
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) Ext JS
7 7 (18.92%) Jasmine
7 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
7 7 (18.92%) Sass
7 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Web Design
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.22%) D3.js
8 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Python
10 4 (10.81%) Spatial Data
11 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (8.11%) Ansible
11 3 (8.11%) Docker
11 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (8.11%) Firmware

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Datadog
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.70%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Spatial Data
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) QGIS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.41%) Gradle
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) C++ Developer
2 10 (27.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) C++ Programmer
4 7 (18.92%) Programmer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Angular Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) CSS
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) Ext JS
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (18.92%) Sass
4 6 (16.22%) D3.js
5 2 (5.41%) PostGIS
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) Swagger
6 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
3 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Web Design
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) API Design
5 2 (5.41%) API Development
5 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Informatics
5 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) Microservices
5 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) C
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Packer
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Atmel
1 1 (2.70%) Capita
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco
1 1 (2.70%) New Relic
1 1 (2.70%) Splunk