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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 45 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 27 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.10% 2.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £301
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
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
811 649 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.22% 95.02% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 349 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.90 £18.00 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 45 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (53.33%) Multithreading
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 22 (48.89%) XML
5 19 (42.22%) Banking
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) STL
6 16 (35.56%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) COM+
7 15 (33.33%) DCOM
8 14 (31.11%) C#
8 14 (31.11%) ATL
9 13 (28.89%) Perl
10 12 (26.67%) OO
10 12 (26.67%) HTTP
10 12 (26.67%) OLE DB
10 12 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (24.44%) KDB
12 10 (22.22%) Java
13 9 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (17.78%) MFC
14 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
14 8 (17.78%) Python
14 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (17.78%) Derivative
14 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
15 7 (15.56%) UNIX
15 7 (15.56%) Windows
15 7 (15.56%) Equities
16 6 (13.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) KDB
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) CppUnit
2 2 (4.44%) GoogleTest
General
1 19 (42.22%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Front Office
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) XML
2 16 (35.56%) STL
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) COM+
3 15 (33.33%) DCOM
4 14 (31.11%) ATL
5 12 (26.67%) OLE DB
5 12 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (17.78%) MFC
8 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.89%) SOAP
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Derivative
1 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (15.56%) Equities
3 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) Physics
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Multithreading
2 12 (26.67%) OO
3 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.22%) OOD
8 1 (2.22%) System Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) C#
4 13 (28.89%) Perl
5 10 (22.22%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) Python
7 4 (8.89%) Korn
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Sybase
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) OpenLink