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 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Engineer
Rank 633 625 599
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 11 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.035% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
Median daily rate £340 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £246 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £411 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £38.15 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.75 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 14 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 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
England -34 9 £340 +9.67% 27
South East -7 5 £345 +0.72% 5
Berkshire -3 3 £345 +43.75%
South West +8 2 - - 3
London -5 2 £340 - 4
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
Newport - 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Gatwick - 2 £310 -
West Sussex - 2 £310 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (76.67%) C
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) Embedded C++
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (43.33%) Embedded C
7 12 (40.00%) Degree
8 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
9 10 (33.33%) STB
10 8 (26.67%) OO
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (23.33%) Software Architecture
11 7 (23.33%) UML
11 7 (23.33%) HTTP
11 7 (23.33%) Digital TV
12 6 (20.00%) DVB
12 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 5 (16.67%) Electronics
13 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
13 5 (16.67%) Scrum
13 5 (16.67%) TDD
13 5 (16.67%) SQL
13 5 (16.67%) Qt
13 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 6 (20.00%) DVB
3 3 (10.00%) SNMP
3 3 (10.00%) UPnP
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) 802.15
5 1 (3.33%) ASN.1
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) IPv4
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (6.67%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.33%) GCC
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Qt
2 4 (13.33%) JSON
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) OpenGL
2 4 (13.33%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 3 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (33.33%) STB
4 7 (23.33%) Digital TV
5 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) MPEG
8 2 (6.67%) Cybercrime
8 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.33%) pSOS
4 1 (3.33%) ThreadX
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) Software Architecture
4 7 (23.33%) UML
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) API Development
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (76.67%) C
3 14 (46.67%) Embedded C++
4 13 (43.33%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) LXC
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) iptables
2 1 (3.33%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Coverity
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) QNX
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