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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 51 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 14 36 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 4.00% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 4.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate £375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £32.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+56.92% -16.12%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
641 868 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.03% 96.44% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 470 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Perl
3 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
4 9 (64.29%) KDB
5 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) OO
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) UNIX
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) Equities
7 5 (35.71%) Banking
7 5 (35.71%) Derivative
7 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (28.57%) Korn
8 4 (28.57%) Front Office
8 4 (28.57%) Analytics
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Sybase
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
8 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (14.29%) VC++
9 2 (14.29%) STL
9 2 (14.29%) MFC

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) KDB
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) STL
4 2 (14.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Equities
1 5 (35.71%) Derivative
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 2 (14.29%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sybase