The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 47 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.36% 0.58% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 1.74% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 14
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.58%
C++
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
279 288 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.94% 33.14% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 137 178
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Perl
2 19 (61.29%) Sybase
3 18 (58.06%) DB2
3 18 (58.06%) Unix
3 18 (58.06%) Multithreading
4 17 (54.84%) Finance
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) OO
6 15 (48.39%) OOD
7 14 (45.16%) Java
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (41.94%) SDLC
9 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
9 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
10 10 (32.26%) Banking
10 10 (32.26%) Front Office
11 8 (25.81%) J2SE
11 8 (25.81%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
12 7 (22.58%) Spring
12 7 (22.58%) JUnit
13 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
13 6 (19.35%) DirectX
13 6 (19.35%) Games
13 6 (19.35%) RenderMan
13 6 (19.35%) Animation
13 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 6 (19.35%) Physics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) DB2
2 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
2 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JUnit
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Front Office
3 6 (19.35%) Games
4 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Electronics
6 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) C++ Developer
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C++ Games Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Games Developer
3 1 (3.23%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) J2SE
2 7 (22.58%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) DirectX
3 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
3 6 (19.35%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (19.35%) V-Ray
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
3 6 (19.35%) Animation
3 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Physics
3 6 (19.35%) RenderMan
4 5 (16.13%) Equities
5 4 (12.90%) Derivative
6 3 (9.68%) Internet of Things
7 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
7 2 (6.45%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (3.23%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Multithreading
2 15 (48.39%) OO
2 15 (48.39%) OOD
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) SDLC
5 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Database Tuning
6 6 (19.35%) Game Development
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Perl
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) GLSL
4 6 (19.35%) HLSL
4 6 (19.35%) R
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Sybase
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Atmel