The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
447 462 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 36.09% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 300 109
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded C++
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft