The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual C++
UK / England
Rank 581 579 584
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing VC++ 4 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.073% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.19% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 11
Median daily rate £713 £580 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.84% +93.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -1.14%  
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17199 18829 18063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11862 12983 11839
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 448 384
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

VC++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VC++ in England

VC++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VC++ in England

VC++
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 3 £713 +10.03% 5
South East +19 1 - - 4
VC++
UK

VC++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VC++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VC++.

1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) VB
3 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (31.82%) COBOL
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) C
5 7 (31.82%) Internet
5 7 (31.82%) JCL
5 7 (31.82%) MVS
6 6 (27.27%) MS Access
7 5 (22.73%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) VBA
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) J2EE
10 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
10 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 2 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) Windows
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) MS Access
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.55%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Visual C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) BREW
4 1 (4.55%) COM
4 1 (4.55%) DCOM
4 1 (4.55%) FpML
4 1 (4.55%) J2ME
4 1 (4.55%) MFC
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) MVS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
1 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (9.09%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (9.09%) System Testing
1 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (4.55%) Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Android Development
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Modular Programming
2 1 (4.55%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) VB
3 7 (31.82%) C
3 7 (31.82%) COBOL
3 7 (31.82%) JCL
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Blue Prism
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle