Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 18 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 > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 25.00% 1.59% 9.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 5.00% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Fife median daily rate £506 - £320
10th Percentile £475 - £310
90th Percentile £569 - £330
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Fife median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.73% -
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 Fife with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 67.86% 31.75% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 11
Fife median daily rate £435 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.94% +6.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £158
90th Percentile £561 £338 £463
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -52.95% +258.93%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.61 £27.40
90th Percentile £14.25 £39.70 £42.82
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 Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Fife

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Fife

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Fife

C++
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Fife region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 6 £506 -
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 Fife region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (85.71%) SOLID
3 5 (71.43%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
4 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) XAML
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
7 1 (14.29%) iTunes
7 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (14.29%) Physics
7 1 (14.29%) Ruby
7 1 (14.29%) WebGL
7 1 (14.29%) Xbox
7 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 1 (14.29%) PlayStation

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 (14.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) PlayStation
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Concurrent Programming
1 6 (85.71%) SOLID
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby