The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 424 412 389
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing VC++ 1 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 23
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£550 £513 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -10.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £395
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -29.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
VC++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9979 9766 10561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 41.53% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7282 6979 7472
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 66 104
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in London

VC++
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VC++ across the London region.

VC++ Daily Rate Trend in London

VC++
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the London region.

VC++ Hourly Rate Trend in London

VC++
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London - 1 £550 - 1
VC++
England

VC++
Top 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) VCL
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++