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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 51 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 2.70% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -5.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -1.87% +15.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 256 185 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.90% 32.51% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 103 161
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Glasgow

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

C++
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 1 (11.11%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg