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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 579 534 525
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -9
Contract jobs citing VC++ 27 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 43
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£438 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £710 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £31.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £42.55 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -41 21 £563 +7.14% 21
London +1 14 £600 +4.34% 9
South East -14 6 £425 +7.59% 2
South Wales -6 5 £278 -
Wales -9 5 £278 -
Berkshire +10 2 £425 - 1
South West -36 1 - - 7
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Street - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (89.36%) C++
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
4 19 (40.43%) Fixed Income
5 16 (34.04%) C#
5 16 (34.04%) XML
6 15 (31.91%) .NET
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
7 14 (29.79%) Oracle
7 14 (29.79%) Windows
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (23.40%) Front Office
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
9 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
10 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 9 (19.15%) Subversion
10 9 (19.15%) MFC
10 9 (19.15%) VBA
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Derivative
12 7 (14.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
12 7 (14.89%) C
12 7 (14.89%) XSLT
12 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 10g

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL
7 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.13%) MS Access
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Subversion
2 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.26%) MSTest
5 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Front Office
3 4 (8.51%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Developer
3 11 (23.40%) C++ Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Front Office Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Server Support
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Principle Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) XML
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) MFC
4 7 (14.89%) XSLT
4 7 (14.89%) FpML
4 7 (14.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (14.89%) STL
5 6 (12.77%) WPF
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
8 3 (6.38%) Rendezvous
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.38%) WinForms
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (4.26%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (4.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Fixed Income
2 7 (14.89%) Derivative
2 7 (14.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (6.38%) Robotics
4 2 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) Handset
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
1 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
2 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
4 6 (12.77%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.38%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) BCP
9 1 (2.13%) Workflow
9 1 (2.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) C++
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) VBA
5 7 (14.89%) C
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.38%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Java
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.38%) Reuters
3 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
3 3 (6.38%) Perforce
3 3 (6.38%) 29West
4 1 (2.13%) Intel
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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