The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 56 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +0.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 232 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.25% 35.80% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 166 123
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.27% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £175.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C++ across the Birmingham region.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ across the Birmingham region.

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Embedded C++
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C++.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft