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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 538 503 464
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -39
Contract jobs citing VC++ 25 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 36
Average daily rate
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£600 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
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
17524 16791 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.95% 37.72% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11848 10770 9835
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 489 670
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.43 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
London +5 15 £650 +15.55% 6
South East -31 7 £313 -23.07% 2
West Midlands +2 3 £350 +7.69% 1
East of England - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (88.24%) C++
2 28 (54.90%) Windows
3 24 (47.06%) Python
4 21 (41.18%) Linux
5 19 (37.25%) Java
6 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (29.41%) C
7 15 (29.41%) .NET
8 13 (25.49%) C#
8 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
9 12 (23.53%) Degree
10 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
10 11 (21.57%) Perl
10 11 (21.57%) OO
11 10 (19.61%) PHP
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) VB
12 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
12 9 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
12 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
12 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
12 9 (17.65%) GDB
12 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
13 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
13 8 (15.69%) Banking
14 7 (13.73%) MVC
14 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
14 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (13.73%) Portfolio Management

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) PaaS
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) MQTT
2 2 (3.92%) Modbus
2 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) QlikView
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) GDB
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) PVCS
4 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Chief Technology Officer
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 6 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (9.80%) J2ME
4 5 (9.80%) J2EE
4 5 (9.80%) MFC
4 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) FpML
6 3 (5.88%) XSLT
6 3 (5.88%) STL
6 3 (5.88%) BREW
6 3 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.92%) WebSockets
7 2 (3.92%) ActiveX
8 1 (1.96%) ISAPI
8 1 (1.96%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (9.80%) Derivative
4 5 (9.80%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.88%) Equities
6 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.96%) Tandem
7 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.80%) Android
4 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.57%) OO
3 9 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 7 (13.73%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) TDD
8 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C++
2 24 (47.06%) Python
3 19 (37.25%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) C
5 13 (25.49%) C#
6 11 (21.57%) Perl
7 10 (19.61%) PHP
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
7 10 (19.61%) VB
8 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.92%) IronPython
10 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) CISSP
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Syclo
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Siemens
5 1 (1.96%) Borland
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Sony
5 1 (1.96%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (1.96%) Rogue Wave
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