The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 47 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 22 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.79% 2.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
738 763 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.54% 94.43% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 368 380
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 28
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.60 £18.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
C++ Developer
Scotland

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (59.46%) Multithreading
3 18 (48.65%) Banking
4 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) XML
6 13 (35.14%) Perl
7 12 (32.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (29.73%) KDB
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) STL
9 10 (27.03%) OO
9 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 10 (27.03%) COM+
9 10 (27.03%) DCOM
10 9 (24.32%) ATL
10 9 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (21.62%) UNIX
11 8 (21.62%) Python
11 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (18.92%) OLE DB
12 7 (18.92%) MFC
12 7 (18.92%) Java
12 7 (18.92%) Derivative
12 7 (18.92%) Equities
13 6 (16.22%) Front Office
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) HTTP
14 5 (13.51%) Windows
14 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) KDB
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) CppUnit
2 2 (5.41%) GoogleTest
General
1 18 (48.65%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Front Office
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) XML
2 12 (32.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (29.73%) STL
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
4 10 (27.03%) COM+
4 10 (27.03%) DCOM
5 9 (24.32%) ATL
5 9 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (18.92%) OLE DB
6 7 (18.92%) MFC
7 4 (10.81%) SOAP
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (18.92%) Derivative
2 7 (18.92%) Equities
3 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.81%) Physics
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Multithreading
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) Perl
4 11 (29.73%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) Python
6 7 (18.92%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) Korn
8 2 (5.41%) VC++
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Sybase
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Google