The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 423 416 405
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing VC++ 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.022% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £642 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £412 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
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
9486 9245 9313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 41.55% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7228 6703 6907
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 61
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VC++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 2 - -
VC++
England

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VC++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VC++.

1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (84.38%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) C#
4 21 (65.63%) Front Office
5 20 (62.50%) Finance
5 20 (62.50%) .NET
6 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
7 17 (53.13%) Oracle
7 17 (53.13%) MFC
8 16 (50.00%) ATL
8 16 (50.00%) Derivative
9 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (43.75%) STL
10 14 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
11 13 (40.63%) OO
11 13 (40.63%) OpenLink
11 13 (40.63%) Endur
12 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
12 12 (37.50%) OOP
12 12 (37.50%) ETRM
12 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
13 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
13 8 (25.00%) SQL
13 8 (25.00%) Banking
14 7 (21.88%) VB
15 6 (18.75%) Linux
15 6 (18.75%) Python
15 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
16 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Endur
2 1 (3.13%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) MS Access
General
1 21 (65.63%) Front Office
2 20 (62.50%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) C++ Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Visual C++ Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Energy Trading Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
10 1 (3.13%) VB Developer
10 1 (3.13%) VBA Developer
10 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) MFC
3 16 (50.00%) ATL
4 14 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (43.75%) STL
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 3 (9.38%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) COM
8 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Derivative
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Biometrics
4 3 (9.38%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
2 13 (40.63%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) ETRM
3 12 (37.50%) OOP
4 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (71.88%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) VB
5 6 (18.75%) Python
6 5 (15.63%) R
6 5 (15.63%) VBA
7 4 (12.50%) C
7 4 (12.50%) Perl
7 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.38%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) OpenLink
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco