The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 59 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 5.10% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 10.26% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £453 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
370 429 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.26% 49.71% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 186 133
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 16 (61.54%) Perl
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) UNIX
4 14 (53.85%) Python
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
7 10 (38.46%) Derivative
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (23.08%) Front Office
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA
10 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) Subversion
10 5 (19.23%) Maven
10 5 (19.23%) Software Packaging
10 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) FishEye
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 4 (15.38%) Equities
11 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) Sybase

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) KDB
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) FishEye
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Front Office
3 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (19.23%) Software Packaging
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) MFC
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.85%) DirectX
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Derivative
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Equities
4 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) iPhone
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.85%) Database Theory
5 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) Python
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) C
7 2 (7.69%) Korn
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Sybase
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Perforce
3 1 (3.85%) Symbian
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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