The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 April 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 124 145
Contract jobs citing VC++ 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.41% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.09% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £334 £300
% change year-on-year - +11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +22.09% +4.24%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1065 1097 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.99% 37.16% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 657 720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 110 66
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £23.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

VC++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VC++ in the South West

VC++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VC++ in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South West region with a requirement for VC++.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) MS Access
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server

VC++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MS Access
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 4 (80.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#