The table below looks at the statistics for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 636 656 605
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Contract jobs citing VC++ 16 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.073% 0.077% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 23
Median daily rate £465 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.73% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £313 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £260 £394
% change year-on-year
+21.92% -33.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +4.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +7.63%

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
21782 22087 21365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.87% 38.16% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15000 15015 13819
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 531 416
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £17.19 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VC++
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VC++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +5 16 £465 +48.80% 12
South East - 7 £363 - 6
London +15 5 £490 +56.80% 4
East Sussex - 5 £325 -
Brighton - 2 £325 -
Hove - 2 £355 -
Lancashire +23 1 - -
South West +15 1 £300 -4.00% 2
North West +14 1 - -
North East -17 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
City of London - 1 £485 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £300 - 2
Worcester - 1 £275 -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 with a requirement for VC++.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) C
2 15 (45.45%) VB
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) Internet
7 9 (27.27%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) OO
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) VB6
9 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
10 5 (15.15%) JCL
10 5 (15.15%) MVS
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) COBOL
10 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) AWD
11 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
11 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Banking

VC++
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) WiX
3 2 (6.06%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C++ Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) MFC
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.03%) Qt
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) MVS
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) UML
7 1 (3.03%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.03%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) C
2 15 (45.45%) VB
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
6 7 (21.21%) VB6
7 5 (15.15%) COBOL
7 5 (15.15%) JCL
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.06%) R
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase