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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 47 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 1.42% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 4.35% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £349 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +0.95%
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
230 253 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.36% 32.56% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 143 197
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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++
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 9 December 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 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Unix
5 9 (33.33%) C
5 9 (33.33%) Sybase
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) DB2
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
9 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) RSA Archer
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Electronics
11 3 (11.11%) Workflow
11 3 (11.11%) Internet
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) HTTP
11 3 (11.11%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) RS-232
3 1 (3.70%) RS-485
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) J2SE
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) JMS
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.41%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (3.70%) Arduino
5 1 (3.70%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) SDLC
2 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
2 7 (25.93%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) C
5 7 (25.93%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.70%) VB
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) VB6
9 1 (3.70%) VBA
9 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (7.41%) Atmel
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) ILOG
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft