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 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 / Fife
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% 6.67% 10.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 9.52% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £320 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.57%  
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 Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 21 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 87.50% 70.00% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Median daily rate £320 £348 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.91% +31.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £158 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -31.81%  
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 Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 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 March 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 £320 - 1
C++
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Fife region with a requirement for C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming

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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree