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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 609 623 603
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing VC++ 35 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.032% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.087% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £524 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%

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
21327 20763 20236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 37.28% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14651 13478 13140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 432 470
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.69 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 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 23 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 32 £368 +22.50% 16
South West +17 12 £330 - 3
London +7 11 £650 +13.04% 2
Gloucestershire +11 7 £325 -
North West - 6 - - 1
Lancashire - 6 - -
City of London +42 4 £650 -
Preston - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Tewkesbury -1 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Bournemouth - 2 £330 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Cardiff - 2 £350 -
Devon - 2 £338 -
Dorset - 2 £330 - 2
East of England +6 1 - -
South East -8 1 £400 +33.33% 8
Cambridge - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 86 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (61.63%) Windows
3 49 (56.98%) C#
4 43 (50.00%) Oracle
5 41 (47.67%) .NET
6 35 (40.70%) SQL
6 35 (40.70%) OO
7 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
8 30 (34.88%) MFC
9 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
10 25 (29.07%) Finance
11 24 (27.91%) Front Office
12 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (23.26%) RDBMS
13 19 (22.09%) ATL
14 18 (20.93%) STL
14 18 (20.93%) Derivative
15 17 (19.77%) XML
15 17 (19.77%) Multithreading
15 17 (19.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
17 15 (17.44%) Linux
17 15 (17.44%) OOP
18 14 (16.28%) OpenLink
18 14 (16.28%) Endur
19 13 (15.12%) VB
19 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
19 13 (15.12%) ETRM
19 13 (15.12%) Degree
20 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Endur
2 1 (1.16%) AWD
2 1 (1.16%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) ASN.1
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 20 (23.26%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.14%) MySQL
6 6 (6.98%) MS Access
7 4 (4.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.33%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (2.33%) GCC
4 2 (2.33%) Maven
4 2 (2.33%) MSTest
4 2 (2.33%) WiX
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) PVCS
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) Front Office
3 10 (11.63%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (69.77%) Developer
2 38 (44.19%) C++ Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Front Office Developer
4 13 (15.12%) C# Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Database Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Visual C++ Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) MFC
3 19 (22.09%) ATL
4 18 (20.93%) STL
5 17 (19.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 17 (19.77%) XML
6 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.30%) WPF
7 7 (8.14%) WCF
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.33%) CSS
9 2 (2.33%) CSS3
9 2 (2.33%) HTML
9 2 (2.33%) HTML5
9 2 (2.33%) Web Services
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.16%) COM
10 1 (1.16%) JMS
10 1 (1.16%) POCO
10 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Derivative
2 12 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) Biometrics
3 6 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.16%) iSeries
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 10 (11.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) OO
2 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) Multithreading
4 15 (17.44%) OOP
5 13 (15.12%) ETRM
5 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.14%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
7 7 (8.14%) Requirements Management
7 7 (8.14%) UML
8 6 (6.98%) Analytics
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) MVC
9 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (56.98%) C#
3 35 (40.70%) SQL
4 13 (15.12%) VB
5 12 (13.95%) C
6 9 (10.47%) Python
7 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.98%) Perl
7 6 (6.98%) R
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.98%) VBA
8 5 (5.81%) Java
8 5 (5.81%) VB6
9 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.12%) Degree
3 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) OpenLink
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.16%) Borland
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
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