The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 600 590 574
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing VC++ 30 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.030% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 19
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £568 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
VC++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19541 19109 18632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.36% 37.75% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13606 12604 12353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 410 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VC++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

VC++
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VC++ Daily Rate Trend in England

VC++
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VC++ across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

VC++ Daily Rate Histogram in England

VC++
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VC++ Hourly Rate Trend in England

VC++
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 13 £330 - 1
London +8 10 £668 +18.66% 2
North West - 4 - - 1
East of England +6 1 - -
South East -19 1 £400 +33.33% 8
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VC++ 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 England region with a requirement for VC++.

1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (64.10%) Windows
3 47 (60.26%) C#
4 39 (50.00%) .NET
5 36 (46.15%) Oracle
6 35 (44.87%) OO
7 31 (39.74%) SQL
8 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 29 (37.18%) MFC
10 24 (30.77%) Finance
11 23 (29.49%) Front Office
11 23 (29.49%) Relational Database
12 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
13 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (23.08%) ATL
14 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
15 17 (21.79%) XML
15 17 (21.79%) Derivative
16 16 (20.51%) STL
17 15 (19.23%) OOP
17 15 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
18 14 (17.95%) OpenLink
18 14 (17.95%) Endur
19 13 (16.67%) VB
19 13 (16.67%) C
19 13 (16.67%) Degree
19 13 (16.67%) ETRM
20 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
20 12 (15.38%) Management Information System

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Endur
2 1 (1.28%) AWD
2 1 (1.28%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) ASN.1
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
1 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) GSM
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.49%) Relational Database
3 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
6 6 (7.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 3 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.85%) WiX
4 2 (2.56%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (2.56%) GCC
4 2 (2.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) PVCS
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 23 (29.49%) Front Office
3 9 (11.54%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 35 (44.87%) C++ Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Front Office Developer
4 13 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Database Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Visual C++ Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) .NET
2 29 (37.18%) MFC
3 18 (23.08%) ATL
4 17 (21.79%) XML
5 16 (20.51%) STL
6 15 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.97%) WCF
9 6 (7.69%) WPF
10 2 (2.56%) CSS
10 2 (2.56%) CSS3
10 2 (2.56%) HTML
10 2 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (2.56%) Web Services
11 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.28%) COM
11 1 (1.28%) JMS
11 1 (1.28%) POCO
11 1 (1.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Derivative
2 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) Biometrics
4 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.10%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) OO
2 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 15 (19.23%) OOP
5 13 (16.67%) ETRM
6 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Requirements Management
8 6 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Data Architecture
10 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (5.13%) UML
10 4 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (60.26%) C#
3 31 (39.74%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) C
4 13 (16.67%) VB
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) Java
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) R
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.69%) VBA
7 5 (6.41%) VB6
8 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) Degree
3 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) OpenLink
3 8 (10.26%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Borland
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
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