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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++ Engineer
UK
Rank 572 613 591
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.036% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
Median daily rate £433 £339 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £348 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.14% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £46.20 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £46.20 £31.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £46.20 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +29.23%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 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 23 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
England +28 14 £433 +27.67% 15
South West +12 9 £433 - 2
Gloucestershire +5 4 £433 - 1
Somerset - 4 - -
Bath - 4 - -
South East +9 3 - - 5
Surrey +20 1 - - 1
Staines 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Dorset - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 5

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) C++
2 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
3 27 (62.79%) Embedded C++
4 20 (46.51%) C
5 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) UML
5 17 (39.53%) Embedded C
6 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 12 (27.91%) OO
8 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (23.26%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
12 6 (13.95%) SDLC
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
13 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
13 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
14 3 (6.98%) Lua
14 3 (6.98%) Kanban
14 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (6.98%) Android
14 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (6.98%) Electronics
14 3 (6.98%) VxWorks

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.65%) RS-485
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) 802.15
4 1 (2.33%) ATM
4 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.33%) DVB
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) IGMP
4 1 (2.33%) IPv4
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) RFID
4 1 (2.33%) RS-232
4 1 (2.33%) SDH
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.33%) Automake
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) HTML5
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.33%) MPEG
3 1 (2.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Android
4 3 (6.98%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.65%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (2.33%) OpenWrt
6 1 (2.33%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) UML
3 12 (27.91%) OO
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.98%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.33%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (62.79%) Embedded C++
3 20 (46.51%) C
4 17 (39.53%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) Lua
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) BusyBox
2 1 (2.33%) iptables
2 1 (2.33%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) EMC
1 1 (2.33%) IBM
1 1 (2.33%) QNX
1 1 (2.33%) Renesas