The first table below looks at the demand for VC++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 1 August 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 for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual C++
Rank 64 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing VC++ 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.62% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£278 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
279 161 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.60% 28.75% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 115 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £21.80 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £49.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VC++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VC++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VC++
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VC++ across the Wales region.

VC++ Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VC++
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ across the Wales region.

VC++ Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VC++
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 5 £278 -
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle