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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 627 624 601
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing VC++ 16 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.078% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Median daily rate £330 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £510 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -

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
20622 21293 20294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 38.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14153 14242 13227
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 434 433
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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++
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 18 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 26 June 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +9 16 £330 +10.00% 22
South West +6 9 £330 -14.83% 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 £325 -16.12%
London +17 3 - - 7
Dorset - 3 £330 -
Bournemouth - 3 £330 -
City of London +42 2 - -
Cheltenham +3 2 £325 -
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Devon - 2 £338 -
South East +3 1 £350 +16.66% 10
West Midlands -22 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 -
Worcester - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 3

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (57.14%) Windows
3 29 (51.79%) Oracle
4 27 (48.21%) C#
5 25 (44.64%) .NET
6 24 (42.86%) OO
7 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 17 (30.36%) MFC
8 17 (30.36%) Finance
9 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 15 (26.79%) RDBMS
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) SQL
12 13 (23.21%) STL
12 13 (23.21%) Front Office
13 12 (21.43%) ATL
13 12 (21.43%) XML
13 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
13 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 12 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (19.64%) Derivative
15 10 (17.86%) VB
16 9 (16.07%) OpenLink
16 9 (16.07%) Endur
16 9 (16.07%) Linux
16 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
16 9 (16.07%) Rational DOORS
17 8 (14.29%) ETRM
17 8 (14.29%) OOP
17 8 (14.29%) Management Information System

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 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) ASN.1
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (26.79%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.36%) FinalBuilder
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) WiX
5 2 (3.57%) GCC
5 2 (3.57%) MSTest
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Front Office
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Front Office Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) MFC
3 13 (23.21%) STL
4 12 (21.43%) ATL
4 12 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.36%) WPF
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.79%) COM
7 1 (1.79%) POCO
7 1 (1.79%) WCF
7 1 (1.79%) Web Services
7 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Derivative
2 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) OO
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.29%) ETRM
5 8 (14.29%) OOP
6 7 (12.50%) UML
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
10 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.57%) MVVM
10 2 (3.57%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) VB
5 7 (12.50%) C
6 6 (10.71%) VB6
7 4 (7.14%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) R
8 2 (3.57%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) OpenLink
3 7 (12.50%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) Borland
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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