Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 170 184
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -54
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 23 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Scotland median daily rate £350 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -4.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £275 £326
90th Percentile £433 £455 £388
UK median daily rate £584 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +16.75% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% - -3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4811 4105 5837
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2412 3018
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £229
90th Percentile £531 £494 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Scotland

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Scotland

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Developer in Scotland

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Scotland

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Glasgow -15 10 £425 +18.47%
Edinburgh - 10 £285 -
Fife - 1 £500 -
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
4 8 (34.78%) Ext JS
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 7 (30.43%) Jasmine
5 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) OOD
6 6 (26.09%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Sybase
7 3 (13.04%) Front Office
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.70%) Firmware
8 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.70%) .NET

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) SQLite
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) FishEye
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Ext JS
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
3 6 (26.09%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) OOD
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.35%) SOLID
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat