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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 10.00% 12.50% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 25.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Fife median daily rate £320 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.18%  
10th Percentile £310 £310 £331
90th Percentile £330 £330 £344
Scotland median daily rate £315 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +1.61% -17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Fife median hourly rate - - £30.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.50

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 Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 8 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 60.00% 50.00% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Fife median daily rate £138 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.03% -5.18%  
10th Percentile £128 £115 £158
90th Percentile £330 £374 £344
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Fife median hourly rate - - £30.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 1 £320 -
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Borland
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Borland