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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.51% 1.15% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 3.00% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 19
Median daily rate £359 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
259 333 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.31% 38.14% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 153 180
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +214.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 25 (69.44%) Perl
2 22 (61.11%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) Sybase
3 20 (55.56%) Unix
4 19 (52.78%) DB2
4 19 (52.78%) Finance
4 19 (52.78%) Multithreading
5 18 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (44.44%) Java
6 16 (44.44%) OO
7 14 (38.89%) SDLC
8 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
8 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (36.11%) OOD
9 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (30.56%) Banking
11 10 (27.78%) Front Office
12 8 (22.22%) J2SE
12 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 8 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (19.44%) Spring
13 7 (19.44%) JUnit
14 6 (16.67%) C
14 6 (16.67%) SOA
14 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (16.67%) Database Tuning
15 5 (13.89%) Oracle
15 5 (13.89%) Python
15 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) DB2
2 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Front Office
4 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
5 4 (11.11%) Games
6 3 (8.33%) Electronics
7 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) C++ Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C++ Games Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Games Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2SE
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) DirectX
3 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 4 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (11.11%) V-Ray
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (13.89%) Equities
4 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 4 (11.11%) Animation
4 4 (11.11%) Derivative
4 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.11%) Physics
4 4 (11.11%) RenderMan
5 3 (8.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (2.78%) Arduino
7 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Multithreading
2 16 (44.44%) OO
3 14 (38.89%) SDLC
4 13 (36.11%) OOD
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Database Tuning
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) Game Development
9 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (8.33%) Workflow
10 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
11 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Perl
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) C
5 5 (13.89%) Python
6 4 (11.11%) GLSL
6 4 (11.11%) HLSL
6 4 (11.11%) R
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Sybase
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Atmel
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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