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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 550 525 525
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing VC++ 30 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £370 £261
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19599 19153 20285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.20% 38.21% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 11797 12115
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 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 591 748
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £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 11 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 11 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 -29 24 £450 -14.28% 8
London -15 16 £450 -14.28% 4
South Wales -17 4 £278 - 1
Wales -19 4 £278 - 1
South East -12 2 - - 1
South West -24 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
North West -6 1 £400 -
East of England -14 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 £265 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Street - - - -
Witney - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 49 (90.74%) C++
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 23 (42.59%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) .NET
5 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Fixed Income
7 13 (24.07%) Degree
7 13 (24.07%) MFC
7 13 (24.07%) WPF
8 12 (22.22%) XML
9 11 (20.37%) OO
9 11 (20.37%) VBA
9 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (18.52%) C
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.67%) UML
11 9 (16.67%) Oracle
12 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
12 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
13 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
13 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.96%) Linux
13 7 (12.96%) HTML

VC++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Front Office
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Avionics
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) C++ Developer
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Access Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) MFC
2 13 (24.07%) WPF
3 12 (22.22%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (9.26%) STL
7 4 (7.41%) CSS
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (5.56%) WCF
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
9 2 (3.70%) Web Services
9 2 (3.70%) Rendezvous
9 2 (3.70%) FpML
9 2 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.41%) Derivative
2 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Robotics
4 2 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Animation
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Android
4 4 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (20.37%) OO
3 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 9 (16.67%) UML
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.41%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (3.70%) OOP
9 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.70%) DFSS
9 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (90.74%) C++
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 23 (42.59%) C#
4 11 (20.37%) VBA
5 10 (18.52%) C
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.70%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.70%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.70%) Reuters
4 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.70%) MKS
4 2 (3.70%) Perforce
4 2 (3.70%) 29West
5 1 (1.85%) Intel
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £265 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago