The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 399 382 390
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing VC++ 12 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VC++
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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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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 - - - - 3
VC++
England

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) C++
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 17 (73.91%) Fixed Income
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (47.83%) VBA
5 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) Degree
6 10 (43.48%) Integration Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) Front Office
10 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
11 5 (21.74%) MFC
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle
11 5 (21.74%) STL
11 5 (21.74%) Subversion
11 5 (21.74%) Derivative
11 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (17.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (17.39%) Quantitative Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Support
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Access Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) STL
2 5 (21.74%) MFC
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 4 (17.39%) FpML
3 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (13.04%) WPF
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Fixed Income
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 4 (17.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Integration Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) BCP
8 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C++
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) VBA
4 8 (34.78%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C++/CLI
7 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) Reuters
3 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.70%) Perforce
3 2 (8.70%) 29West
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