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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 586 562 532
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs citing VC++ 17 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.045% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 24
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£300 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £37.00

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
20994 20141 18759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 37.49% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 13029 11517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 419 586
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 22 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 2 July 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 -19 16 £300 -33.33% 13
Brighton - 5 £300 -
East Sussex - 5 £300 -
South East - 5 £300 - 3
South West +2 3 £388 - 2
East of England -5 3 £225 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £388 -
London -9 2 £550 +22.22% 3
Hertfordshire -12 2 £225 -
Stevenage - 2 £225 -
City of London - 2 £550 - 1
Scotland +4 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £415 -
Warwick - 1 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 £415 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 - - 2

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 28 (84.85%) C++
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
6 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 8 (24.24%) C
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) MFC
11 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.09%) VB
11 3 (9.09%) MS Access
11 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
11 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (9.09%) Electronics
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) Windows CE
11 3 (9.09%) XML
11 3 (9.09%) JSON
11 3 (9.09%) JIRA
11 3 (9.09%) VB6
11 3 (9.09%) Subversion

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) GSM
1 2 (6.06%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.06%) WLAN
1 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
1 2 (6.06%) HSDPA
1 2 (6.06%) HSUPA
1 2 (6.06%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) Modbus
2 1 (3.03%) MQTT
2 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (6.06%) GCC
3 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (33.33%) C++ Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.15%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (12.12%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) C# Programmer
10 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
10 1 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (3.03%) C Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Software Programmer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) MFC
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) STL
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) WebGL
4 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) VCL
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows CE
4 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) UML
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) C
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) VB6
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.03%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) JTAG
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Green Hills
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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