Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 806 843 818
Rank change year-on-year +37 -25 -27
Contract jobs citing VC++ 34 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.008% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.018% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 24
England median daily rate £575 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.39% -2.94% +30.77%
10th Percentile £527 £301 £310
90th Percentile £592 £474 £490
UK median daily rate £575 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +39.39% -2.94% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £40.13 £40.50 £38.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £41.50 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +15.85% -1.20% +7.10%

VC++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40,743 39,168 36,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.70% 42.41% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,870 27,857 25,545
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 700 786
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VC++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VC++ in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VC++ in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 23 £575 +39.39% 1
North of England -18 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -15 4 - - 1
South East - 3 £550 -
Midlands -11 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
VC++
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VC++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for VC++.

1 33 (97.06%) C++
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) Python
4 20 (58.82%) SQL
5 18 (52.94%) SDLC
5 18 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 18 (52.94%) Derivative
5 18 (52.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 18 (52.94%) Equity Derivative
5 18 (52.94%) Subversion
5 18 (52.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 18 (52.94%) Oracle
5 18 (52.94%) STL
5 18 (52.94%) XML
5 18 (52.94%) RDBMS
5 18 (52.94%) Fixed Income
5 18 (52.94%) Front Office
6 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Law
7 4 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) GCC
8 3 (8.82%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) MFC

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 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) RDBMS
1 18 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) GCC
General
1 18 (52.94%) Front Office
2 4 (11.76%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) C++ Developer
3 19 (55.88%) Visual C++ Developer
4 18 (52.94%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 18 (52.94%) Front Office Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) 3D Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Junior
9 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (52.94%) STL
1 18 (52.94%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) MFC
4 2 (5.88%) DirectX
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) COM
5 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.94%) Qt
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Derivative
1 18 (52.94%) Equity Derivative
1 18 (52.94%) Fixed Income
1 18 (52.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 4 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Animation
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) SDLC
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.82%) UML
4 2 (5.88%) 3D Programming
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) MVC
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C++
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) Python
4 20 (58.82%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.94%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) UiPath