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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 634 625 577
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing VC++ 22 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 17
Median daily rate £330 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -

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
21008 20783 19694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 37.65% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14467 13780 13012
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 428 458
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 16 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 28 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
England -15 22 £330 +10.00% 16
South West +3 12 £330 -14.83% 3
Gloucestershire +9 7 £325 -16.12% 2
London -10 6 £642 +16.72%
Dorset - 3 £330 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £330 -
Cheltenham - 3 £325 - 2
City of London +38 2 - -
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £338 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands -9 1 £325 +6.12%
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
Worcester - 1 £325 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for VC++.

1 76 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (64.47%) Windows
3 41 (53.95%) C#
4 40 (52.63%) Oracle
5 35 (46.05%) .NET
6 32 (42.11%) OO
7 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 27 (35.53%) SQL
9 26 (34.21%) MFC
10 24 (31.58%) Finance
11 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
12 21 (27.63%) Front Office
13 20 (26.32%) RDBMS
14 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (22.37%) ATL
15 17 (22.37%) STL
16 16 (21.05%) Derivative
16 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
16 16 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
18 14 (18.42%) XML
19 13 (17.11%) OpenLink
19 13 (17.11%) Endur
19 13 (17.11%) VB
20 12 (15.79%) Linux
20 12 (15.79%) OOP
20 12 (15.79%) ETRM
21 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
21 11 (14.47%) Degree
22 10 (13.16%) C

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:

Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Endur
2 1 (1.32%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) ASN.1
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
3 20 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.89%) MS Access
6 5 (6.58%) MySQL
7 2 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.95%) FinalBuilder
4 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.95%) WiX
5 2 (2.63%) GCC
5 2 (2.63%) MSTest
6 1 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Front Office
3 9 (11.84%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 36 (47.37%) C++ Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.95%) Systems Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Visual C++ Developer
13 2 (2.63%) Database Developer
13 2 (2.63%) Database Engineer
13 2 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) .NET
2 26 (34.21%) MFC
3 17 (22.37%) ATL
3 17 (22.37%) STL
4 16 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (18.42%) XML
6 6 (7.89%) WPF
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.32%) COM
10 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.32%) JMS
10 1 (1.32%) POCO
10 1 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Derivative
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.26%) Biometrics
6 3 (3.95%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) OO
2 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 12 (15.79%) ETRM
4 12 (15.79%) OOP
5 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.21%) UML
8 6 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Requirements Management
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.58%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) MVC
10 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (53.95%) C#
3 27 (35.53%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) VB
5 10 (13.16%) C
6 6 (7.89%) Java
6 6 (7.89%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) VB6
7 5 (6.58%) R
7 5 (6.58%) VBA
8 4 (5.26%) Perl
8 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.47%) Degree
3 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) OpenLink
3 8 (10.53%) IBM
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Borland
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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