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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 28 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 4.04% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 8.12% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
321 345 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.19% 49.78% 57.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 207 272
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £15.24
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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++
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 24 April 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 (64.71%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (52.94%) .NET
3 18 (52.94%) XML
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
6 15 (44.12%) Linux
7 14 (41.18%) HTTP
7 14 (41.18%) Java
7 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (35.29%) Perl
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 12 (35.29%) STL
9 11 (32.35%) Python
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (23.53%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.59%) COM+
11 7 (20.59%) DCOM
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) Derivative
12 6 (17.65%) Banking
12 6 (17.65%) Front Office
12 6 (17.65%) OLE DB
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (14.71%) Shell Script

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) IPv4
3 1 (2.94%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) KDB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) C++ Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) XML
3 12 (35.29%) STL
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.59%) COM+
5 7 (20.59%) DCOM
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) OLE DB
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.76%) ATL
9 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 2 (5.88%) HTML5
10 2 (5.88%) JSON
10 2 (5.88%) HTML
10 2 (5.88%) OLE
11 1 (2.94%) WCF
11 1 (2.94%) WPF
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Derivative
2 4 (11.76%) Equities
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (11.76%) SOA
3 3 (8.82%) OWASP
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) Perl
5 11 (32.35%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
8 4 (11.76%) VB6
8 4 (11.76%) VB
9 3 (8.82%) C
9 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.82%) Ruby
9 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.94%) Korn
10 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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