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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 542 502 520
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +18
Contract jobs citing VC++ 22 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.099% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 July 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 24 July 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
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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
London -13 12 £450 -21.73% 14
South East -11 4 - - 5
South West -26 2 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
North West -5 1 £400 -
East of England -22 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
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VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (88.89%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 18 (40.00%) C#
5 17 (37.78%) Fixed Income
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
7 15 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
9 11 (24.44%) Degree
9 11 (24.44%) VBA
9 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Integration Testing
10 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (22.22%) MFC
10 10 (22.22%) XML
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.22%) WPF
11 8 (17.78%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) C
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
12 7 (15.56%) Front Office
13 6 (13.33%) Migration
13 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.33%) Subversion
13 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 6 (13.33%) UML
13 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
14 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.22%) DB2
8 1 (2.22%) MySQL
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.22%) MS Access
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Front Office
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Server Support
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) MFC
2 10 (22.22%) XML
2 10 (22.22%) WPF
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (11.11%) STL
4 5 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (8.89%) XSLT
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) FpML
5 4 (8.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
7 2 (4.44%) WinForms
7 2 (4.44%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.11%) Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) Robotics
3 4 (8.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 8 (17.78%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) UML
5 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) OOD
8 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C++
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) VBA
5 8 (17.78%) C
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.44%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.44%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Perforce
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) Reuters
3 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
3 2 (4.44%) 29West
4 1 (2.22%) Intel
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