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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 592 612 614
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing VC++ 22 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.067% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 24
Median daily rate £465 £316 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.03% -46.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £467 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £329 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.67% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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
20189 21206 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.73% 38.56% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13844 14473 14427
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 540 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 12 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 10 December 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 +8 22 £465 +37.77% 3
London 0 11 £490 +63.33%
South West +11 9 £400 +29.03%
Bristol +10 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 -
City of London -15 2 £468 +0.53%
Cheltenham - 2 £350 -
South East +16 1 - - 1
East Sussex +12 1 - -
Brighton +6 1 - -
Manchester 0 1 - -
North West -4 1 - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 34 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 16 (47.06%) C
3 16 (47.06%) VB
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 13 (38.24%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 12 (35.29%) Java
6 12 (35.29%) Client/Server
7 11 (32.35%) Internet
8 10 (29.41%) JCL
8 10 (29.41%) MVS
8 10 (29.41%) COBOL
8 10 (29.41%) .NET
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) XML
11 6 (17.65%) MS Access
11 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
13 4 (11.76%) VB6
13 4 (11.76%) OO
13 4 (11.76%) DB2
14 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
14 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
14 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
14 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MS Access
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) C++ Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C++ Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Visual C++ Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) MFC
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) DCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) STL
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Robotics
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) MVS
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
1 4 (11.76%) OO
2 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) System Testing
3 2 (5.88%) OOP
3 2 (5.88%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (5.88%) TDD
3 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (2.94%) Market Making
4 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
4 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (47.06%) C
2 16 (47.06%) VB
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) C#
5 12 (35.29%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) COBOL
6 10 (29.41%) JCL
7 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 4 (11.76%) VB6
9 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.88%) VBA
11 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (2.94%) Python
11 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase