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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 65 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 5.13% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 10.19% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 14
Average daily rate
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- £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
288 412 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.61% 50.31% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 170 183
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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++
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 31 July 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) Perl
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
6 8 (42.11%) Derivative
7 6 (31.58%) Front Office
7 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 4 (21.05%) Equities
10 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) KDB
10 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.53%) DevOps
11 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (10.53%) FishEye
11 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
11 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (10.53%) .NET
11 2 (10.53%) Sybase
11 2 (10.53%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.79%) KDB
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) FishEye
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Front Office
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Derivative
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Database Theory
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.53%) Korn
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Sybase
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft