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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 44 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.16% 1.99% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.23% 4.71% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 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 £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
430 276 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.41% 42.20% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 134 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 42 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) XML
3 30 (42.86%) .NET
3 30 (42.86%) C#
4 29 (41.43%) STL
5 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 24 (34.29%) HTTP
6 24 (34.29%) Banking
7 23 (32.86%) Multithreading
7 23 (32.86%) DCOM
7 23 (32.86%) Java
7 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
8 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
9 21 (30.00%) COM+
9 21 (30.00%) Finance
10 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (27.14%) ATL
11 17 (24.29%) Windows
12 16 (22.86%) OLE DB
12 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
13 15 (21.43%) Perl
13 15 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
16 10 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (14.29%) Linux
16 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (12.86%) OO
17 9 (12.86%) MFC
17 9 (12.86%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Houdini
2 1 (1.43%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) KDB
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) CppUnit
2 8 (11.43%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.43%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 24 (34.29%) Banking
2 21 (30.00%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (84.29%) Developer
2 46 (65.71%) C++ Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior C++ Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Architect
5 3 (4.29%) WPF Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Designer
6 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) VBA Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.43%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (1.43%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (1.43%) C Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (51.43%) XML
2 30 (42.86%) .NET
3 29 (41.43%) STL
4 23 (32.86%) DCOM
5 21 (30.00%) COM+
6 19 (27.14%) ATL
7 16 (22.86%) OLE DB
8 15 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (12.86%) MFC
9 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.71%) HTML5
12 4 (5.71%) HTML
13 3 (4.29%) JSON
13 3 (4.29%) WPF
13 3 (4.29%) Task Parallel Library
13 3 (4.29%) Apache Camel
14 2 (2.86%) COM
14 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (11.43%) Equities
4 6 (8.57%) Derivative
5 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) Physics
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Multithreading
2 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
3 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.86%) OO
4 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Management
5 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 7 (10.00%) ETL
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) SOA
9 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
10 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.43%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.43%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) SQL
2 30 (42.86%) C#
3 23 (32.86%) Java
4 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
5 15 (21.43%) Perl
6 8 (11.43%) Python
7 7 (10.00%) C
8 3 (4.29%) AWK
8 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.29%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) VC++
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) VBScript
10 1 (1.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Google
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Informatica
5 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.43%) Coverity
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Symbian
6 1 (1.43%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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