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 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 618 589 543
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -46
Contract jobs citing VC++ 7 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.049% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 27
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£313 £438 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £600 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £278 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%

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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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++
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 13 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 August 2015. 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 -28 5 £319 -43.33% 10
South West -9 2 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £313 -
Wales -8 1 £260 -6.30% 1
Essex - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) C++
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) MFC
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
12 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
12 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
12 3 (9.68%) JSON
12 3 (9.68%) JIRA
12 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 3 (9.68%) FinalBuilder
12 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
12 3 (9.68%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.68%) VB6
12 3 (9.68%) Subversion
12 3 (9.68%) VB

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) GSM
1 2 (6.45%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.45%) WLAN
1 2 (6.45%) WCDMA
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
1 2 (6.45%) HSDPA
1 2 (6.45%) HSUPA
1 2 (6.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MS Access
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C++/C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Information Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) MFC
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) WebGL
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) STL
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) VCL
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) C
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) JTAG
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
London
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago