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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 567 549 501
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -48
Contract jobs citing VC++ 23 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £333 £370
% change year-on-year
-9.77% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £37.00
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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
18380 18021 15987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 37.42% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12427 12052 10098
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 424 582
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 £300 - 3
London -3 5 £550 +22.22% 2
West Midlands - 4 £306 - 1
East of England +6 3 £225 -
South West +13 2 £388 -
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VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (83.33%) C++
2 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) Python
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
7 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 11 (30.56%) C#
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (19.44%) C
12 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
12 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.67%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) Wireless
13 4 (11.11%) .NET
13 4 (11.11%) XML
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 3 (8.33%) Banking
14 3 (8.33%) Subversion
14 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
14 3 (8.33%) JSON
14 3 (8.33%) JIRA
14 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
14 3 (8.33%) MFC
14 3 (8.33%) Oracle
14 3 (8.33%) UML

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) GSM
3 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.56%) WLAN
3 2 (5.56%) WCDMA
3 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.56%) HSDPA
3 2 (5.56%) Modbus
3 2 (5.56%) HSUPA
3 2 (5.56%) MQTT
3 2 (5.56%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) MS Access
2 2 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.56%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (5.56%) GCC
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) C++ Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) JSON
2 3 (8.33%) MFC
3 2 (5.56%) J2ME
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) WebSockets
3 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) WCF
3 2 (5.56%) BREW
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.78%) JNDI
4 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) WebGL
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) JDBC
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
4 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.78%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) OOD
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C++
2 16 (44.44%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) C
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.56%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) IronPython
8 2 (5.56%) VB6
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JTAG
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Green Hills
3 2 (5.56%) Syclo
4 1 (2.78%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) IBM