The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 542 527 519
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 33 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £33.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £44.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18845 19273 20276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.46% 39.52% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12142 12306 12347
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 522 735
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Histogram in England

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -22 14 £393 +37.71% 19
West Midlands +3 9 £350 - 2
South East -17 6 £320 +29.29% 20
South West -28 4 - - 10
London - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 54 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (66.67%) C
3 35 (64.81%) Embedded C
3 35 (64.81%) Software Engineering
4 25 (46.30%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) Windows
6 13 (24.07%) Device Driver
6 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (20.37%) Subversion
8 10 (18.52%) Scrum
8 10 (18.52%) OO
8 10 (18.52%) C#
9 9 (16.67%) OOD
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) SQL
10 8 (14.81%) .NET
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 8 (14.81%) Web Services
10 8 (14.81%) Windows CE
10 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.81%) Pocket PC
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (14.81%) JIRA
10 8 (14.81%) WCF
10 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone
10 8 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) Bluetooth
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) 2G
3 4 (7.41%) ZigBee
4 3 (5.56%) GSM
4 3 (5.56%) 3G
5 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.85%) NFC
6 1 (1.85%) LTE
6 1 (1.85%) DVB
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) 2.5G
6 1 (1.85%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.85%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
2 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) Valgrind
4 2 (3.70%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 7 (12.96%) Automotive
2 6 (11.11%) Electronics
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Principle Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
1 8 (14.81%) WCF
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) POSIX
3 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.85%) wxWidgets
3 1 (1.85%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.85%) Renderscript
3 1 (1.85%) DirectCompute
3 1 (1.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Device Driver
2 8 (14.81%) Pocket PC
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.41%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.85%) CUDA
5 1 (1.85%) Robotics
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
5 1 (1.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.85%) EMV
5 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.85%) STB
5 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Windows
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows CE
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Phone
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (9.26%) VxWorks
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.52%) Scrum
2 10 (18.52%) OO
3 9 (16.67%) OOD
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (9.26%) UML
6 3 (5.56%) OOP
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (66.67%) C
3 35 (64.81%) Embedded C
4 10 (18.52%) C#
5 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) Assembly Language
7 4 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 14443
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) QNX
3 2 (3.70%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.70%) Coverity
4 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.85%) MKS
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