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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 585 548 493
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -55
Contract jobs citing VC++ 27 39 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.19% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 64
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£425 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+43.18% -
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
21613 20403 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.98% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14428 13103 11986
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 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 584 683
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.97 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 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 31 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 27 £425 -22.72% 21
London -11 11 £600 - 8
South East -13 10 £425 -
Berkshire - 7 £425 -
South West - 3 - - 5
West Midlands -10 1 £350 +27.27% 3
Essex -15 1 - -
East of England -22 1 - - 4
North West - 1 £363 -
Bristol - 1 - - 4
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (87.04%) C++
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) .NET
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 15 (27.78%) C#
8 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) Fixed Income
9 13 (24.07%) XML
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle
9 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
10 11 (20.37%) Subversion
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.52%) C
11 10 (18.52%) Front Office
11 10 (18.52%) Finance
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.67%) Python
13 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (14.81%) Derivative
13 8 (14.81%) MVC
13 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Android
14 7 (12.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) 3G
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
2 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.26%) MSTest
4 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) PVCS
6 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (18.52%) Front Office
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) C++ Developer
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.85%) Principle Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Programmer
10 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) XML
3 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (12.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (12.96%) XSLT
4 7 (12.96%) FpML
4 7 (12.96%) STL
4 7 (12.96%) MFC
5 6 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.26%) WPF
7 3 (5.56%) WCF
7 3 (5.56%) Rendezvous
7 3 (5.56%) J2EE
7 3 (5.56%) WinForms
7 3 (5.56%) J2ME
8 2 (3.70%) ActiveX
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Fixed Income
2 8 (14.81%) Derivative
3 7 (12.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.56%) Robotics
6 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.85%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.85%) Open Source
8 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
3 7 (12.96%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
2 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 7 (12.96%) Regression Testing
3 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) OO
4 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) OOD
7 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) UML
8 2 (3.70%) Validation
8 2 (3.70%) TDD
8 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.85%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) C++
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) C
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
7 5 (9.26%) Java
8 4 (7.41%) VBA
9 3 (5.56%) C++/CLI
9 3 (5.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Perforce
3 3 (5.56%) 29West
3 3 (5.56%) Syclo
3 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.56%) Reuters
3 3 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.85%) Sony
4 1 (1.85%) Intel
4 1 (1.85%) Siemens
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) NorthgateArinso
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