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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Scotland / Highlands
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 11.11% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Highlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Highlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Highlands 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in the Highlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in the Highlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Inverness - 2 £300 -
C++
Scotland

C++
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Highlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) ISO13485

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO13485