Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 75 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 34 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.98% 1.99% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 4.11% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Glasgow median daily rate £435 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.00% -41.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £348 £250 £306
90th Percentile £568 £426 £475
Scotland median daily rate £356 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +13.82% +0.97% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +17.33% -12.79% +7.50%

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 857 609 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.94% 48.49% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 347 240
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £265
90th Percentile £538 £518 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.58% +302.12% -14.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £42.03
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £58.24
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 23 (67.65%) Finance
4 22 (64.71%) C#
5 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) SDLC
7 14 (41.18%) Perl
7 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) Scala
8 13 (38.24%) Groovy
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 12 (35.29%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) OO
11 9 (26.47%) Derivative
11 9 (26.47%) Web Development
12 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
13 7 (20.59%) Software Distribution
13 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (20.59%) Change Management
14 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
14 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
14 6 (17.65%) MSDE
15 5 (14.71%) OOD
15 5 (14.71%) DAO
15 5 (14.71%) Reference Data
15 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment

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 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) MSDE
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Azkaban
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Power BI
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Python Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Django Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) DAO
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) Django
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.94%) Kafka
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.94%) STL
3 1 (2.94%) WSDL
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Derivative
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Reference Data
4 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) SDLC
3 11 (32.35%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) Web Development
5 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Software Distribution
7 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (14.71%) Domain Models
8 5 (14.71%) OOD
9 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
10 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
11 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.88%) Physics
11 2 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 22 (64.71%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) Perl
5 13 (38.24%) Groovy
5 13 (38.24%) Scala
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) C
8 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau