The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 567 521 530
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +9
Contract jobs citing VC++ 27 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.096% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 37
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£413 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20224 19527 20817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.96% 38.20% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12935 12075 12436
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 414 560 801
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 July 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 July 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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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 -53 21 £481 -16.30% 17
London -2 11 £513 -12.76% 10
Wales -9 5 £278 -
South Wales -12 5 £278 -
South East -7 4 - - 4
South West -23 3 - - 4
North West -3 1 £400 -
East of England -23 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (91.07%) C++
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
4 20 (35.71%) C#
5 19 (33.93%) Fixed Income
6 18 (32.14%) .NET
6 18 (32.14%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) Finance
8 16 (28.57%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
10 13 (23.21%) Oracle
11 12 (21.43%) MFC
11 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
12 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
12 11 (19.64%) VBA
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
13 10 (17.86%) WPF
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
14 9 (16.07%) Front Office
14 9 (16.07%) C
14 9 (16.07%) OO
15 8 (14.29%) STL
15 8 (14.29%) Subversion
16 7 (12.50%) Linux
17 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
17 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.36%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.57%) MySQL
9 1 (1.79%) DB2
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.79%) MS Access
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Front Office
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 12 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Access Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) XML
3 12 (21.43%) MFC
4 10 (17.86%) WPF
5 8 (14.29%) STL
6 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (8.93%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (8.93%) XSLT
7 5 (8.93%) FpML
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) WCF
8 4 (7.14%) HTML
9 3 (5.36%) WinForms
9 3 (5.36%) Rendezvous
10 2 (3.57%) Web Services
11 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Fixed Income
2 6 (10.71%) Derivative
3 5 (8.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 5 (8.93%) Robotics
4 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) Handset
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Animation
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
2 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) UML
6 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 4 (7.14%) OOD
7 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.57%) OOP
10 1 (1.79%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) C++
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 20 (35.71%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) VBA
5 9 (16.07%) C
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.36%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) Java
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Sybase
3 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.36%) Reuters
3 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.36%) Perforce
3 3 (5.36%) 29West
4 1 (1.79%) Intel
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