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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 391 407 328
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -79
Contract jobs citing VC++ 18 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.17% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 49
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£650 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £670 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £304
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +19.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
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
9905 9808 8931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.96% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7082 6405
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 45 84 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
City of London +1 1 £325 -43.47% 1
Southwark - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
VC++
England

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (96.88%) C++
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) OO
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) C
7 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (28.13%) Front Office
8 9 (28.13%) VB
8 9 (28.13%) Perl
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 9 (28.13%) Derivative
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Digital Forensics
8 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
8 9 (28.13%) Network Architecture
8 9 (28.13%) GDB
8 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
10 7 (21.88%) FpML
10 7 (21.88%) STL
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) XSLT
10 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) GDB
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Front Office
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Chief Technology Officer
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Server Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Director
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) FpML
1 7 (21.88%) STL
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) XSLT
1 7 (21.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) Rendezvous
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
3 2 (6.25%) MFC
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) Qt
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) VCL
4 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.13%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Fixed Income
2 9 (28.13%) Derivative
2 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Equities
5 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) OO
2 9 (28.13%) Digital Forensics
2 9 (28.13%) Network Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) OOD
8 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C++
2 16 (50.00%) Python
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) C
6 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
6 9 (28.13%) VB
6 9 (28.13%) Perl
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) C++/CLI
9 1 (3.13%) VBA
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) CISSP
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) Reuters
3 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.25%) Perforce
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) 29West
4 1 (3.13%) Borland