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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -50.58%
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
681 572 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.19% 94.86% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 289 356
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.10% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 35 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (80.00%) XML
3 26 (74.29%) STL
4 25 (71.43%) SQL
4 25 (71.43%) FIX Protocol
5 22 (62.86%) HTTP
6 21 (60.00%) DCOM
6 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
7 19 (54.29%) .NET
7 19 (54.29%) COM+
8 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
8 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
8 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
8 16 (45.71%) C#
9 15 (42.86%) ATL
9 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (37.14%) OLE DB
11 12 (34.29%) Multithreading
12 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
13 9 (25.71%) Banking
14 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
15 7 (20.00%) Finance
15 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 7 (20.00%) MFC
16 6 (17.14%) Windows
17 5 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
18 4 (11.43%) GoogleTest
18 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.43%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.86%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) GoogleTest
2 4 (11.43%) CppUnit
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) XML
2 26 (74.29%) STL
3 25 (71.43%) FIX Protocol
4 21 (60.00%) DCOM
5 19 (54.29%) .NET
5 19 (54.29%) COM+
6 15 (42.86%) ATL
7 13 (37.14%) OLE DB
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) MFC
10 5 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.71%) OLE
11 2 (5.71%) Web Services
11 2 (5.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Multithreading
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 2 (5.71%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.86%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.86%) System Testing
5 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
3 16 (45.71%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) VBA
5 2 (5.71%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) OpenLink