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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 535 502 524
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing VC++ 22 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £438 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £595
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
18455 18027 19368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.69% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12015 11382 11801
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +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 389 524 747
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 £14.50 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.60
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 28 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 28 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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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 -8 12 £481 -16.30% 14
South East -24 4 - - 5
South West -30 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
North West -7 1 £400 -
East of England -31 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
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VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 41 (89.13%) C++
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (39.13%) C#
3 18 (39.13%) Fixed Income
4 17 (36.96%) Finance
5 16 (34.78%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) Windows
6 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 11 (23.91%) XML
8 11 (23.91%) VBA
8 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.74%) MFC
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.74%) WPF
10 8 (17.39%) Front Office
10 8 (17.39%) C
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) OO
11 7 (15.22%) Subversion
12 6 (13.04%) Derivative
12 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.04%) Migration
12 6 (13.04%) UML
12 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.17%) MySQL
9 1 (2.17%) DB2
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Hudson
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Access Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) XML
3 10 (21.74%) MFC
3 10 (21.74%) WPF
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) STL
5 5 (10.87%) FpML
5 5 (10.87%) XSLT
5 5 (10.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) WCF
8 2 (4.35%) WinForms
8 2 (4.35%) Rendezvous
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware
9 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Fixed Income
2 6 (13.04%) Derivative
3 5 (10.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 5 (10.87%) Robotics
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Handset
6 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Animation
6 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
4 8 (17.39%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) UML
5 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 4 (8.70%) OOD
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C++
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) C#
4 11 (23.91%) VBA
5 8 (17.39%) C
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.35%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Java
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Sybase
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.35%) Reuters
3 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.35%) Perforce
3 2 (4.35%) 29West
4 1 (2.17%) Intel
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