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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 118 148 143
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 21 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Median daily rate £440 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.70 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
Embedded C++
England

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
1130 1271 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.46% 39.82% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 853 763
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 83
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 13 £425 -
Somerset +25 2 - -
Dorset -1 1 £450 -
Embedded C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) C
3 20 (68.97%) Embedded C
3 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
4 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) OO
6 11 (37.93%) UML
6 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Electronics
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Firmware
8 4 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Python
10 2 (6.90%) Wireless
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) MQTT
10 2 (6.90%) AMQP
11 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
11 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
11 1 (3.45%) TDD
11 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Radio
11 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
11 1 (3.45%) RS-485
11 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (3.45%) Renesas

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 2 (6.90%) AMQP
1 2 (6.90%) MQTT
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) 802.15
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) RS-485
2 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Embedded Engineer
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Developer
7 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Embedded Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) C
3 20 (68.97%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ada
5 1 (3.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) Motorola
2 1 (3.45%) Renesas