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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual C++
UK
Rank 586 580 607
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing VC++ 5 53 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.10% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.027% 0.27% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 40 7
Median daily rate £700 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.63% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £654 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% +49.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -1.14%

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
18329 19885 19717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.91% 38.23% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12642 13494 12900
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 485 415
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 1 March 2017.

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 8 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 1 March 2017. 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 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 0 5 £700 +86.66% 8
London -16 3 £713 +41.65% 3
South East +13 1 - - 4
Bristol +3 1 £400 +45.45%
City of London -9 1 £725 +21.84%
South West -10 1 £400 +23.07%
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 28 (96.55%) C++
2 16 (55.17%) VB
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) C
5 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
6 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
6 11 (37.93%) HTML
6 11 (37.93%) Internet
7 10 (34.48%) JCL
7 10 (34.48%) MVS
7 10 (34.48%) COBOL
8 9 (31.03%) C#
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) MS Access
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
12 4 (13.79%) VB6
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle
13 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
13 3 (10.34%) VBA
13 3 (10.34%) J2EE
13 3 (10.34%) DB2
13 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning

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 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MS Access
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) C++ Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C++ Team Leader
6 4 (13.79%) C++/C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Visual C++ Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.45%) BREW
6 1 (3.45%) COM
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) DCOM
6 1 (3.45%) FpML
6 1 (3.45%) J2ME
6 1 (3.45%) MFC
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
6 1 (3.45%) XSD
6 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) MVS
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
2 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.34%) System Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Android Development
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Modular Programming
4 1 (3.45%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (3.45%) MVC
4 1 (3.45%) OOP
4 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C++
2 16 (55.17%) VB
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) C
4 13 (44.83%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) COBOL
5 10 (34.48%) JCL
6 9 (31.03%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) VB6
8 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 3 (10.34%) VBA
9 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.45%) Perl
10 1 (3.45%) Python
10 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) HP