The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded C++ Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Engineer
Rank 606 588 564
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 20 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.046% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.049% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 10
Average daily rate £340 £275 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £263 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £359
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -23.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £46.20 £43.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.20 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +16.00%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Embedded C++ Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -5 20 £340 +23.63% 10
South East +27 15 £338 -25.00% 3
Hampshire - 11 £338 - 1
Southampton - 6 - - 1
Middlesex - 4 £335 -
London +4 2 £420 - 1
Surrey -9 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Gloucestershire +8 1 - -
South West 0 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £338 -

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C++ Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C++ Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (77.78%) C
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (62.96%) Software Architecture
5 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
6 15 (55.56%) Scrum
6 15 (55.56%) SQL
6 15 (55.56%) SOA
7 14 (51.85%) Embedded C++
8 12 (44.44%) Embedded C
9 10 (37.04%) DTV
10 9 (33.33%) HTTP
10 9 (33.33%) STB
11 8 (29.63%) HTML5
11 8 (29.63%) HTML
12 7 (25.93%) MPEG
12 7 (25.93%) Linux
12 7 (25.93%) DVB
12 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
12 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (25.93%) TDD
12 7 (25.93%) Node.js
12 7 (25.93%) REST
12 7 (25.93%) User Stories
13 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
13 4 (14.81%) Qt
13 4 (14.81%) SDLC
14 3 (11.11%) Degree

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C++ Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C++ Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) DVB
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) RS-232
3 1 (3.70%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) Qt
4 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
5 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) WebKit
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) GStreamer
6 1 (3.70%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (3.70%) QML
6 1 (3.70%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) DTV
2 9 (33.33%) STB
3 7 (25.93%) MPEG
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Software Architecture
3 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
4 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 15 (55.56%) SOA
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) API Development
8 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (77.78%) C
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Embedded C++
5 12 (44.44%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.41%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) LXC
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Google
1 1 (3.70%) Intel
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