Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

C++
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.09% 2.79% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 6.47% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Glasgow median daily rate £250 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +10.00% -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -8.05%

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 642 479 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.65% 43.11% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 246 315
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £460
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 8 (29.63%) Perl
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
8 8 (29.63%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
9 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.93%) OOD
9 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
9 7 (25.93%) PKI
9 7 (25.93%) Web Development
9 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) CyberArk
10 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
10 6 (22.22%) ISTQB

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) FishEye
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Front Office
2 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SOAP
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) WSDL
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PKI
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Derivative
3 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.93%) OOD
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Web Development
5 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Release Management
5 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 4 (14.81%) Secure Coding
8 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Netcool
1 6 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) WMI
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) CyberArk
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Sybase
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Perforce
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat