The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 June 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++
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 424 421
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing VC++ 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.032% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +10.25%  

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9881 9411 9827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.78% 43.51% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7315 7173 7188
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 39 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £135.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VC++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VC++ in London

VC++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VC++ in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for VC++.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) nginx
3 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) XML-RPC
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) Java SE
3 5 (62.50%) Java EE
3 5 (62.50%) JSON

VC++
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
1 5 (62.50%) nginx
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (62.50%) MS Access
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Bitbucket
1 5 (62.50%) Bower
1 5 (62.50%) Darcs
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Grunt
1 5 (62.50%) gulp
1 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Vagrant
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Java EE
3 5 (62.50%) Java SE
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 5 (62.50%) LESS
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Sass
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (62.50%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Development
2 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (62.50%) Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) TypeScript
3 5 (62.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Apple