The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C++ Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Engineer
Rank 624 659 622
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 28 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Median daily rate £360 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Embedded C++ Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

Embedded C++ Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C++ Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C++ Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +4 18 £360 +20.00% 18
West Midlands - 6 £360 -
Wales - 5 - - 2
Birmingham - 5 £360 -
South West +14 4 £440 - 2
South Wales - 4 - - 2
Scotland +16 3 £425 +30.76%
Glasgow - 3 £425 -
London - 3 £340 - 3
Newport - 3 - - 1
South East +10 2 £325 -23.52% 3
East of England - 2 - - 8
Devon - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £440 - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £325 -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 8
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 8
Paignton - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £440 - 1

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Embedded 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 featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
3 25 (62.50%) Embedded C++
4 23 (57.50%) C
5 21 (52.50%) Embedded C
6 17 (42.50%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (37.50%) Linux
8 13 (32.50%) UML
8 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
8 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
9 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
12 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (15.00%) Electronics
14 5 (12.50%) Scrum
14 5 (12.50%) ClearCase
14 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 5 (12.50%) Requirements Management
14 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 5 (12.50%) SDLC
15 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (10.00%) Ethernet

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 3 (7.50%) DVB
3 3 (7.50%) UPnP
4 2 (5.00%) IPv4
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) 802.15
5 1 (2.50%) ATM
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) RS-232
5 1 (2.50%) RS-485
5 1 (2.50%) SDH
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) CppUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.00%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.50%) Automake
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (7.50%) STB
5 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.50%) pSOS
6 1 (2.50%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) UML
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.50%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (62.50%) Embedded C++
3 23 (57.50%) C
4 21 (52.50%) Embedded C
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) iptables
1 2 (5.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Coverity
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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