The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 576 573 534
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Contract jobs citing VC++ 18 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 22
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£300 £396 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +29.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VC++ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VC++
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VC++ within the UK.

VC++ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VC++
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VC++ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VC++
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ within the UK.

VC++ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VC++
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
England -9 15 £300 -24.29% 13
Brighton -2 5 £300 -
East Sussex -5 5 £300 -
South East -9 5 £300 - 4
London -2 4 £575 +27.77% 3
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
Scotland +4 3 £300 -9.77%
Warwick - 2 £306 -
Warwickshire - 2 £306 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
City of London +18 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £290 -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (86.05%) C++
2 27 (62.79%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) Python
4 19 (44.19%) Java
5 15 (34.88%) C
6 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
7 13 (30.23%) Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) OO
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) C#
10 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.93%) Digital Forensics
11 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
11 9 (20.93%) GDB
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) VB
11 9 (20.93%) Perl
11 9 (20.93%) PHP
11 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.93%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) Degree
12 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
12 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.28%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (13.95%) Law
14 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Modbus
2 2 (4.65%) MQTT
2 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) GDB
2 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) GCC
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (13.95%) Law
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) C++ Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Chief Technology Officer
5 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (9.30%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Project Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Project Support Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Software Programmer
11 1 (2.33%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) JSON
3 3 (6.98%) J2ME
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) VCL
4 2 (4.65%) BREW
4 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.33%) JNDI
5 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) JDBC
5 1 (2.33%) STL
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
5 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) UML
10 2 (4.65%) Analytics
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C++
2 22 (51.16%) Python
3 19 (44.19%) Java
4 15 (34.88%) C
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) VB
6 9 (20.93%) Perl
6 9 (20.93%) PHP
6 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.65%) IronPython
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) CISSP
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Syclo
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.33%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (2.33%) Borland
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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