The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for VC++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VC++ over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual C++
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 133
Contract jobs citing VC++ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £341 £300
% change year-on-year - +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +22.09% -1.14%  

VC++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 828 788 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.00% 31.85% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 458 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VC++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VC++ in the East of England

VC++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VC++ in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VC++ in the East of England

VC++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VC++ in the East of England