Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 86 75
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.56% 1.60% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 3.33% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £300 £365 £428
90th Percentile £514 £528 £473
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £46.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £45.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.37% +30.36% -6.67%

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 719 751 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.28% 48.02% 52.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 474 324
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £281
90th Percentile £538 £506 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £35.28 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.30% +103.67% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.89 £16.29
90th Percentile £38.88 £58.15 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.76 £42.50
% change year-on-year +108.83% -60.56% +13.33%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (25.00%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (12.50%) Docker
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) iOS Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Core Data
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Push Notifications
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (12.50%) Clojure
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle