Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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 20 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 > Highlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - - 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Highlands median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Highlands median hourly rate - - £38.75
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -8.05%

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 the Highlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Highlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 6.06% 53.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Highlands median daily rate £250 £280 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -22.76% +15.08%
10th Percentile £225 £264 £344
90th Percentile £275 £457 £381
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Highlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -12.43%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the Highlands

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in the Highlands

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in the Highlands