The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Embedded C/C++ Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Rank 144 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.031% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +15.49%
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2892 3063 2895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.79% 95.42% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1871 1953 1895
Median daily rate £365 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 202 173
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.25% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
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/C++ Engineer across the South West region.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
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/C++ Engineer across the South West region.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
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/C++ Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Dorset - 1 - -
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
England

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Embedded C/C++ Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware