The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual C++
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 46 57
Contract jobs citing VC++ 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.33% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £43.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +22.09% -1.14%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 233 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.90% 51.66% 58.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VC++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VC++ in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VC++ in Gloucestershire

VC++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VC++ in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VC++ in Gloucestershire

VC++
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VC++.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) DCOM
4 1 (25.00%) MFC

VC++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) DCOM
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) SQL