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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 604 537 493
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -44
Contract jobs citing VC++ 25 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 64
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £730 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £37.25 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £38.75 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £38.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%

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
21680 20490 20870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.20% 38.90% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14326 13135 12388
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 563 735
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.37 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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 30 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 20 October 2014. 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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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 -46 25 £550 - 24
London -8 12 £600 -2.04% 10
South East -10 7 £425 +7.59% 2
Berkshire - 7 £425 -
South West - 4 - - 5
Bristol - 2 - - 4
Essex -19 1 - -
East of England -25 1 - - 4
North West - 1 £363 -
Scotland - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 48 (92.31%) C++
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) Windows
4 16 (30.77%) .NET
4 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 15 (28.85%) Fixed Income
5 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
5 15 (28.85%) C#
6 14 (26.92%) XML
7 13 (25.00%) Linux
7 13 (25.00%) Oracle
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 11 (21.15%) Subversion
9 11 (21.15%) C
10 10 (19.23%) Front Office
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) MFC
11 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
12 8 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (15.38%) Python
12 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 8 (15.38%) Derivative
12 8 (15.38%) MVC
13 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (13.46%) XSLT

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Subversion
2 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.62%) MSTest
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) PVCS
6 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
1 10 (19.23%) Front Office
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
2 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) C++ Developer
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Principle Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) XML
3 9 (17.31%) MFC
4 8 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (13.46%) STL
5 7 (13.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (13.46%) FpML
5 7 (13.46%) XSLT
5 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (11.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (9.62%) WPF
8 3 (5.77%) WCF
8 3 (5.77%) WinForms
8 3 (5.77%) Rendezvous
8 3 (5.77%) ActiveX
9 2 (3.85%) ISAPI
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Fixed Income
2 8 (15.38%) Derivative
3 7 (13.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.77%) Robotics
7 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience
8 1 (1.92%) Handset
8 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.92%) Animation
8 1 (1.92%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
3 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
8 3 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.77%) OOD
9 2 (3.85%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
10 1 (1.92%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C++
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 8 (15.38%) Python
6 7 (13.46%) Embedded C
7 5 (9.62%) VBA
8 3 (5.77%) C++/CLI
8 3 (5.77%) Java
8 3 (5.77%) Perl
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) 29West
3 3 (5.77%) Perforce
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.77%) Reuters
3 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.92%) Sony
4 1 (1.92%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (1.92%) Intel
4 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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