Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 858 838
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20 +7
Contract jobs citing VC++ 45 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.010% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.023% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 25
England median daily rate £575 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £526 £384 £306
90th Percentile £588 £476 £490
UK median daily rate £575 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +46.03% -1.56% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50
10th Percentile £20.65 - £38.25
90th Percentile £49.13 - £44.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50

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 42,951 39,989 39,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.02% 42.21% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,572 28,169 27,519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 757 825
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £17.33 £16.48 £14.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.22
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +1.35%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +18 31 £575 - 7
North of England -2 7 £375 - 4
North West - 4 £375 - 2
South East - 4 £550 - 5
Yorkshire -10 3 - - 1
Midlands -8 2 - - 2
East Midlands +14 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3
VC++
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 44 (97.78%) C++
2 32 (71.11%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) Windows
3 29 (64.44%) Python
3 29 (64.44%) SQL
4 27 (60.00%) XML
5 26 (57.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
5 26 (57.78%) SDLC
5 26 (57.78%) RDBMS
5 26 (57.78%) Oracle
5 26 (57.78%) STL
5 26 (57.78%) Subversion
5 26 (57.78%) Derivative
5 26 (57.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 26 (57.78%) Equity Derivative
5 26 (57.78%) Front Office
5 26 (57.78%) Fixed Income
6 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Law
8 5 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (8.89%) UML
9 4 (8.89%) MFC
10 3 (6.67%) GCC
10 3 (6.67%) Web Services
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
11 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development

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 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) RDBMS
1 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Subversion
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) GCC
4 2 (4.44%) C++Builder
General
1 26 (57.78%) Front Office
2 5 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) C++ Developer
3 27 (60.00%) Visual C++ Developer
4 26 (57.78%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 26 (57.78%) Front Office Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) 3D Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.22%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) XML
2 26 (57.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (57.78%) STL
3 4 (8.89%) MFC
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) COM
5 2 (4.44%) DirectX
5 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Derivative
1 26 (57.78%) Equity Derivative
1 26 (57.78%) Fixed Income
1 26 (57.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) SDLC
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.89%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) 3D Programming
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) CAD
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 1 (2.22%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.22%) MVC
5 1 (2.22%) RUP
5 1 (2.22%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C++
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 29 (64.44%) Python
3 29 (64.44%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) X++
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase