The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 51 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+148.06% -60.90%
C++ Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
709 568 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.42% 94.82% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 260 428
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (89.66%) XML
3 25 (86.21%) Visual Studio
3 25 (86.21%) FIX Protocol
4 24 (82.76%) HTTP
5 23 (79.31%) STL
5 23 (79.31%) .NET
6 22 (75.86%) SQL
7 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
8 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
8 20 (68.97%) C#
9 19 (65.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
11 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
11 15 (51.72%) DCOM
12 13 (44.83%) COM+
13 10 (34.48%) OLE DB
14 9 (31.03%) ATL
14 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
15 6 (20.69%) Finance
16 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
17 4 (13.79%) Banking
17 4 (13.79%) VB6
17 4 (13.79%) VB
18 3 (10.34%) VBA
18 3 (10.34%) Java
18 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
18 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
18 3 (10.34%) Oracle
18 3 (10.34%) OLE

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) CppUnit
2 2 (6.90%) GoogleTest
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) XML
2 25 (86.21%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (79.31%) STL
3 23 (79.31%) .NET
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) DCOM
5 13 (44.83%) COM+
6 10 (34.48%) OLE DB
7 9 (31.03%) ATL
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.34%) OLE
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (6.90%) COM
11 1 (3.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) System Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) VB6
5 4 (13.79%) VB
6 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) OpenLink