The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
England / South West
Rank 117 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £41.50 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1007 1200 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.14% 40.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 799 712
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 70 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Embedded C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C++ across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 9 £425 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Dorset +1 1 £450 -
Embedded C++
England

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (67.74%) C
2 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
3 19 (61.29%) Embedded C
4 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) OO
6 11 (35.48%) UML
6 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) Firmware
9 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Lua
10 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (12.90%) IBM
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
11 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.68%) Electronics
11 3 (9.68%) Python
12 2 (6.45%) BusyBox
12 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (6.45%) MQTT
12 2 (6.45%) AMQP
12 2 (6.45%) OpenWrt
12 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
13 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
13 1 (3.23%) VHDL
13 1 (3.23%) Verilog
13 1 (3.23%) Aerospace

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) AMQP
2 2 (6.45%) MQTT
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) RS-485
3 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineer
2 16 (51.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (38.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 11 (35.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (35.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (19.35%) Developer
8 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
9 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
11 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.23%) Verilog
2 1 (3.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) UML
4 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (3.23%) FPGA Design
6 1 (3.23%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (67.74%) C
3 19 (61.29%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.90%) Lua
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Altera
2 1 (3.23%) EMC
2 1 (3.23%) Motorola
2 1 (3.23%) Renesas
2 1 (3.23%) Xilinx