Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 838 834
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -42
Contract jobs citing VC++ 8 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.020% 0.084% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 20
England median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £384 £306 £281
90th Percentile £476 £490 £494
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £313
% change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00% -39.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% +1.35%
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +1.35%

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 40061 39387 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.48% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28242 27279 27548
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 814 952
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.52 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 21 November 2017. 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 -25 6 - - 4
North of England +51 1 £375 -
Midlands +20 1 £475 +72.73%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
VC++
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Java EE
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Front Office
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (37.50%) Darcs
6 3 (37.50%) React
6 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
6 3 (37.50%) gulp
6 3 (37.50%) API Development
6 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
6 3 (37.50%) Bower
6 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch

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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
1 3 (37.50%) Bower
1 3 (37.50%) Darcs
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) GCC
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) VB Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) D3.js
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) LESS
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) WebSockets
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
1 3 (37.50%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) API Development
2 3 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) Scala
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau