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 23 June 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++
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 604 610
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing VC++ 6 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.083% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 15
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +10.25%  

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 18010 19278 19565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.89% 39.01% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12396 13442 13283
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 411 397
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.93 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +7 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2
VC++
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (90.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) VB
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) Java SE
5 5 (50.00%) Java EE
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) Web Design
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) XML-RPC
5 5 (50.00%) Front Office
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET

VC++
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 5 (50.00%) Bower
2 5 (50.00%) Darcs
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Grunt
2 5 (50.00%) gulp
2 5 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (10.00%) GCC
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) D3.js
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) Java SE
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) LESS
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Sass
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (50.00%) Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) VB
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat