The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 199 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing VC++ 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £575 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% +85.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £304
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +19.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2515 2883 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.58% 42.41% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2067 2234 1930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.03 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VC++
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VC++ across the City of London region.

VC++ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VC++
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the City of London region.

VC++ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VC++
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VC++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VC++.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VCL
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VC++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VC++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) VCL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Borland