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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 556 506 475
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Contract jobs citing VC++ 13 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.072% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -8.04%
VC++
UK

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
18079 17472 15253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.90% 37.55% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 11112 9492
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 453 599
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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++
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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VC++ across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

VC++ Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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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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 -28 6 £300 +4.34% 1
London +2 3 - -
West Midlands 0 3 £290 -10.76%
South West -15 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (88.89%) C++
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Python
4 20 (44.44%) Linux
4 20 (44.44%) Java
5 15 (33.33%) C
6 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
8 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) .NET
8 12 (26.67%) OO
9 11 (24.44%) Perl
10 10 (22.22%) VB
10 10 (22.22%) C#
11 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) PHP
11 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
11 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.00%) Network Architecture
11 9 (20.00%) GDB
12 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
13 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.56%) Banking
13 7 (15.56%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (13.33%) Big Data
14 6 (13.33%) Analytics
14 6 (13.33%) Law

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) Modbus
2 2 (4.44%) MQTT
2 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) QlikView
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) GDB
2 3 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (4.44%) GCC
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) PVCS
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
1 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Chief Technology Officer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) J2EE
2 5 (11.11%) J2ME
2 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (8.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.67%) BREW
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.67%) MFC
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) COM
6 1 (2.22%) JDBC
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) XSD
6 1 (2.22%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.67%) Equities
4 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.44%) Derivative
5 2 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.22%) Tandem
6 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.22%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.67%) OO
3 9 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (15.56%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (13.33%) Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 5 (11.11%) MVC
6 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) UML
7 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Validation
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) Python
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 15 (33.33%) C
5 11 (24.44%) Perl
6 10 (22.22%) VB
6 10 (22.22%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) PHP
7 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.44%) IronPython
11 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CISSP
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Syclo
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.22%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (2.22%) Rogue Wave
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Sony
5 1 (2.22%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) Borland
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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