The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 568 559 501
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -58
Contract jobs citing VC++ 15 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.046% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.079% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £396 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +29.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -9 5 £300 - 4
London -2 4 £575 +27.77% 3
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
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VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 35 (87.50%) C++
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Python
4 19 (47.50%) Java
5 14 (35.00%) C
5 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (27.50%) OO
8 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
10 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
10 9 (22.50%) Digital Forensics
10 9 (22.50%) GDB
10 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 9 (22.50%) VB
10 9 (22.50%) Perl
10 9 (22.50%) PHP
10 9 (22.50%) Scrum
10 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
11 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.50%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (15.00%) Big Data
13 6 (15.00%) Computer Science

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) MQTT
2 2 (5.00%) Modbus
2 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) GDB
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) GCC
4 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (15.00%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Chief Technology Officer
4 9 (22.50%) C++ Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) J2ME
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) BREW
4 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (5.00%) VCL
5 1 (2.50%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) JDBC
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) XSD
5 1 (2.50%) JNDI
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Analytics
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) C++
2 22 (55.00%) Python
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) C
5 10 (25.00%) C#
6 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
6 9 (22.50%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) VB
6 9 (22.50%) Perl
6 9 (22.50%) PHP
6 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) IronPython
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) CISSP
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Syclo
3 2 (5.00%) Green Hills
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) Borland
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Rogue Wave
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