The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 242 220 241
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 6 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Embedded C++
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £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 the South East

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

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £320 - 2
Hampshire -15 2 £350 +41.41% 4
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Surrey - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 5
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Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
4 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) Green Hills
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) DVB
3 1 (7.69%) UPnP
3 1 (7.69%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) STL
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) EMV
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
4 1 (7.69%) ThreadX
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (15.38%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 14443
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Green Hills
2 1 (7.69%) QNX
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