Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 766 812 852
Rank change year-on-year +46 +40 -5
Contract jobs citing VC++ 9 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.057% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.13% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 2
England median daily rate £405 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.57% +35.29% +21.43%
10th Percentile £394 £375 £384
90th Percentile £471 £588 £476
UK median daily rate £405 £575 £394
% change year-on-year -29.57% +46.03% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
England median hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% - -
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -2.11% - -

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 32,653 42,500 38,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 44.95% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,895 30,159 27,170
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 642 746
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 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 6 months to 23 October 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
South East +50 7 £405 -26.36% 2
London +49 1 - -
East of England +28 1 - -
VC++
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) C
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) VB
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) DB2
4 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 6 (66.67%) VB6
5 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Siemens
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
8 1 (11.11%) Law
8 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Electronics
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) FTP
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) VBScript
8 1 (11.11%) Java

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Grid Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) STL
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
2 1 (11.11%) Energy Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) C
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) VB
4 6 (66.67%) VB6
5 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens