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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 414 392 360
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Contract jobs citing VC++ 15 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 42
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£600 £563 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
VC++
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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
10166 10765 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 43.51% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7294 7683 7251
Average daily rate £425 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 63 91 136
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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++
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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
VC++
England

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (92.59%) C++
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) Fixed Income
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) XML
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) Front Office
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) VBA
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (33.33%) Degree
8 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (29.63%) Derivative
9 8 (29.63%) C#
10 7 (25.93%) STL
10 7 (25.93%) XSLT
10 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
10 7 (25.93%) FpML
10 7 (25.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (25.93%) Subversion
10 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.93%) Relational Database

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Front Office
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) XSLT
2 7 (25.93%) FpML
2 7 (25.93%) STL
2 7 (25.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (22.22%) MFC
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
5 2 (7.41%) WinForms
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) WPF
6 1 (3.70%) Qt
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.70%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Derivative
4 7 (25.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.70%) Equities
6 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOD
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C++
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VBA
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C++/CLI
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) Reuters
3 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce
3 2 (7.41%) 29West
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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