Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 73 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 38 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.28% 1.88% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 3.58% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 7
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -41.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £356 £250 £329
90th Percentile £538 £445 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +26.92% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.64 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -18.60% +14.67%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 819 698 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.04% 52.36% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 378 284
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £262
90th Percentile £538 £504 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -93.95% +302.12% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.94%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 32 (84.21%) Python
3 24 (63.16%) Finance
4 22 (57.89%) C#
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 17 (44.74%) SDLC
7 16 (42.11%) OO
8 14 (36.84%) Perl
8 14 (36.84%) Linux
9 13 (34.21%) Scala
9 13 (34.21%) Groovy
9 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
10 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (26.32%) Derivative
13 9 (23.68%) Web Development
14 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (18.42%) Change Management
14 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (18.42%) Software Distribution
14 7 (18.42%) Build Automation
15 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
15 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
15 6 (15.79%) OOD
15 6 (15.79%) MSDE
16 5 (13.16%) Oracle
16 5 (13.16%) DAO
16 5 (13.16%) Reference Data

C++
Co-occurring 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 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) MSDE
3 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Azkaban
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.63%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) Python Developer
3 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Django Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Data Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) DAO
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.63%) Kafka
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.63%) STL
3 1 (2.63%) WSDL
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Derivative
3 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (13.16%) Reference Data
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Team
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.89%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) SDLC
3 16 (42.11%) OO
4 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (23.68%) Web Development
6 7 (18.42%) Build Automation
6 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Software Distribution
7 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (13.16%) Domain Models
9 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.89%) SOA
11 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.26%) Physics
11 2 (5.26%) Scrum
11 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 32 (84.21%) Python
3 22 (57.89%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) Perl
6 13 (34.21%) Groovy
6 13 (34.21%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) C
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau