The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 563 478 506
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +28
Contract jobs citing VC++ 27 25 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.058% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 39
Average daily rate £396 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.82% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VC++
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 11 £450 +20.00% 6
South East -5 10 £300 -14.28% 4
North West - 5 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £290 -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 3
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 55 (91.67%) C++
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 23 (38.33%) OO
3 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
4 19 (31.67%) MFC
5 18 (30.00%) Finance
6 17 (28.33%) .NET
7 16 (26.67%) UML
8 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (23.33%) C
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 11 (18.33%) SQL
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (16.67%) Degree
13 10 (16.67%) WPF
13 10 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (15.00%) Derivative
15 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
15 8 (13.33%) Linux
15 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
16 7 (11.67%) VBA
16 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (11.67%) Migration
16 7 (11.67%) Fixed Income
17 6 (10.00%) MVC
17 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
17 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) MS Access
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) LLVM
4 1 (1.67%) Hudson
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Programmer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) MFC
2 17 (28.33%) .NET
3 10 (16.67%) WPF
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) STL
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (5.00%) DCOM
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
9 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.33%) jQuery
9 2 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.00%) Derivative
3 7 (11.67%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (5.00%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) Robotics
6 2 (3.33%) Firmware
7 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) CUDA
7 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) OO
1 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (26.67%) UML
3 12 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.00%) RUP
5 6 (10.00%) OOD
6 5 (8.33%) OOP
6 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Image Processing
9 2 (3.33%) Time Management
9 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) C++
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) C
4 11 (18.33%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) VBA
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.33%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Altera
4 2 (3.33%) MKS
4 2 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) DataSynapse
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