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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 383 413 405
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Contract jobs citing VC++ 25 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.024% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.055% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 8
Average daily rate £470 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £358 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £618 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.83% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
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
8986 9060 8705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.44% 42.68% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 6764 6183
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VC++ across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VC++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +51 4 £438 +34.61%
Docklands, London - 2 £677 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £551 -
VC++
England

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (92.50%) Windows
3 29 (72.50%) C#
4 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (60.00%) Oracle
6 22 (55.00%) Front Office
7 18 (45.00%) .NET
7 18 (45.00%) MFC
8 17 (42.50%) Finance
9 16 (40.00%) Derivative
9 16 (40.00%) ATL
9 16 (40.00%) SQL
9 16 (40.00%) Linux
10 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
11 14 (35.00%) MySQL
12 13 (32.50%) Python
13 12 (30.00%) OpenLink
13 12 (30.00%) Endur
13 12 (30.00%) Unix
13 12 (30.00%) STL
13 12 (30.00%) Perl
13 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (27.50%) Integration Testing
14 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
14 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (27.50%) C
14 11 (27.50%) OO
14 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
14 11 (27.50%) Biometrics

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Endur
2 1 (2.50%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) MySQL
3 9 (22.50%) RDBMS
3 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (55.00%) Front Office
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) C++ Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 13 (32.50%) Front Office Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Visual C++ Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) .NET
1 18 (45.00%) MFC
2 16 (40.00%) ATL
3 12 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (30.00%) STL
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
5 4 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) JMS
6 2 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.50%) JDBC
7 1 (2.50%) JNDI
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Derivative
2 11 (27.50%) Biometrics
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (27.50%) Integration Testing
1 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
1 11 (27.50%) OO
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (25.00%) ETRM
2 10 (25.00%) OOP
3 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Analytics
5 4 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Data Management
6 1 (2.50%) OOD
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum
6 1 (2.50%) TDD
6 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Python
5 12 (30.00%) Perl
6 11 (27.50%) C
6 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (10.00%) R
8 4 (10.00%) VB
8 4 (10.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) OpenLink
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco