The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 209 193 223
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing VC++ 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.064% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.16% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £438 £60
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +629.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2740 2559 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.45% 41.06% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2001 2138
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Average hourly rate £30.34 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VC++
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Derivative
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (37.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) STL
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase