The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 34 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 42 40 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.13% 5.19% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.19% 10.64% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
412 376 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.31% 48.77% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) XML
3 26 (37.14%) C#
3 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
4 25 (35.71%) Perl
5 22 (31.43%) Java
5 22 (31.43%) .NET
6 21 (30.00%) Linux
6 21 (30.00%) Banking
7 20 (28.57%) STL
8 18 (25.71%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 16 (22.86%) KDB
10 16 (22.86%) COM+
10 16 (22.86%) DCOM
11 15 (21.43%) ATL
11 15 (21.43%) Python
11 15 (21.43%) Windows
11 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.00%) HTTP
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.57%) OLE DB
14 12 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (17.14%) Equities
15 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
15 11 (15.71%) OO
16 10 (14.29%) UNIX
16 10 (14.29%) MFC
16 10 (14.29%) Front Office
16 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Maya
2 1 (1.43%) Houdini
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) KDB
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) CppUnit
2 6 (8.57%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.43%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (30.00%) Banking
2 18 (25.71%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) Developer
2 41 (58.57%) C++ Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (5.71%) WPF Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (1.43%) iOS Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Tester
7 1 (1.43%) Programmer
7 1 (1.43%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.43%) DBA
7 1 (1.43%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) XML
2 22 (31.43%) .NET
3 20 (28.57%) STL
4 17 (24.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (22.86%) COM+
5 16 (22.86%) DCOM
6 15 (21.43%) ATL
7 13 (18.57%) OLE DB
8 10 (14.29%) MFC
8 10 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (7.14%) SOAP
10 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.71%) WPF
10 4 (5.71%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (4.29%) HTML5
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.29%) HTML
12 2 (2.86%) JSON
12 2 (2.86%) Web Services
12 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (17.14%) Equities
2 9 (12.86%) Derivative
3 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.71%) Physics
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) UNIX
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Multithreading
2 11 (15.71%) OO
3 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.57%) TDD
8 5 (7.14%) OOP
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.86%) SOA
11 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
11 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 26 (37.14%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) Perl
4 22 (31.43%) Java
5 15 (21.43%) Python
6 8 (11.43%) C
7 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.71%) Korn
8 4 (5.71%) VC++
9 3 (4.29%) AWK
9 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.86%) VBScript
10 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.43%) sed
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Google
2 6 (8.57%) Sybase
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Informatica
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Symbian
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
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