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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 652 627 582
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -45
Contract jobs citing VC++ 9 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.026% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.042% 0.070% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 19
Median daily rate £330 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £240 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £523 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00

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
21209 21571 19985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.26% 37.87% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14520 14501 12815
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 18 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 25 July 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 -10 9 £330 +5.60% 15
South East +1 3 £335 +11.50% 7
South West -4 3 £330 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 - 3
Cheltenham +5 1 £325 -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £325 -13.33%
London -5 1 £550 - 4
West Midlands -28 1 £325 -21.68%
North West - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
Worcester - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £338 -
Dorset - 1 £330 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Exmouth - 1 £338 -
Bournemouth - 1 £330 -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 20 (45.45%) C#
3 20 (45.45%) Oracle
4 19 (43.18%) .NET
5 18 (40.91%) OO
6 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (22.73%) MFC
9 10 (22.73%) VB
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) STL
11 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.18%) ATL
11 8 (18.18%) Front Office
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (15.91%) Banking
12 7 (15.91%) Derivative
12 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
12 7 (15.91%) IBM
12 7 (15.91%) C
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database

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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (6.82%) FinalBuilder
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 3 (6.82%) WiX
5 2 (4.55%) GCC
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Front Office
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 23 (52.27%) C++ Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Front Office Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) XML
3 10 (22.73%) MFC
4 9 (20.45%) STL
5 8 (18.18%) ATL
5 8 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) WPF
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.27%) COM
7 1 (2.27%) POCO
7 1 (2.27%) WCF
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Derivative
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) OO
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) UML
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.09%) ETRM
6 4 (9.09%) OOP
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (4.55%) MVVM
8 2 (4.55%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) VB
4 7 (15.91%) C
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) VB6
6 5 (11.36%) Java
7 2 (4.55%) R
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) PhD
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) OpenLink
5 3 (6.82%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Borland
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