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 29 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.

Microsoft Visual C++
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 424 402
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22  
Contract jobs citing VC++ 3 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.067% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.16% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 3
Median daily rate £713 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% +13.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £341 £300
% change year-on-year - +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9001 9542 8902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.01% 42.51% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6687 7177 6436
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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

VC++
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VC++ within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 1 £725 +16.46%
VC++
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for VC++.

1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) COBOL
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (55.56%) MVS
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) JCL
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Derivative
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) J2ME
6 1 (11.11%) MS Access
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) COM
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) BREW
3 1 (11.11%) COM
3 1 (11.11%) FpML
3 1 (11.11%) J2ME
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) MVS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) COBOL
4 5 (55.56%) JCL
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Prism
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle