The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 41 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 0.76% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 1.90% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £318
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -11.76%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
213 158 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.61% 39.90% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 78 137
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Embedded C++
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Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C++ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Principle Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Java
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