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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.68% 2.26% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 4.68% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 357 342 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.67% 48.31% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 196 155
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) WSDL
7 4 (30.77%) Sybase
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 2 (15.38%) Equities
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) Python
9 2 (15.38%) OOD
9 2 (15.38%) Korn
9 2 (15.38%) Derivative
9 2 (15.38%) KDB
10 1 (7.69%) SDLC
10 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) KDB
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) C++ Developer
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) WSDL
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sybase