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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Engineer
Rank 628 595 582
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 15 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.028% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.029% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £345 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £390 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.90 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +12.32%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 17 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 31 May 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 -7 14 £345 -1.42% 16
South East -24 6 £345 -1.42% 2
London +11 4 £358 - 4
South West -5 3 - - 2
Berkshire -8 3 £345 -1.42%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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%) C
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (52.50%) Embedded C++
6 19 (47.50%) Embedded C
6 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
6 19 (47.50%) Software Architecture
7 16 (40.00%) STB
8 15 (37.50%) Scrum
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) SQL
9 14 (35.00%) SOA
10 13 (32.50%) HTTP
10 13 (32.50%) DTV
11 12 (30.00%) Degree
11 12 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
12 11 (27.50%) DVB
13 8 (20.00%) MPEG
13 8 (20.00%) HTML
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) HTML5
13 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (20.00%) User Stories
13 8 (20.00%) Node.js
13 8 (20.00%) REST
13 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
14 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) HTTP
2 11 (27.50%) DVB
3 3 (7.50%) UPnP
4 1 (2.50%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) IPv4
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.50%) GCC
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
1 8 (20.00%) HTML5
1 8 (20.00%) REST
2 7 (17.50%) Qt
3 5 (12.50%) JSON
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.50%) Wayland
4 1 (2.50%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) STB
2 13 (32.50%) DTV
3 12 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (20.00%) MPEG
6 6 (15.00%) Device Driver
7 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.50%) Cybercrime
9 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.50%) pSOS
3 1 (2.50%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (47.50%) Software Architecture
4 15 (37.50%) Scrum
5 14 (35.00%) SOA
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) User Stories
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) UML
8 5 (12.50%) API Development
8 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) OOD
10 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (82.50%) C
3 21 (52.50%) Embedded C++
4 19 (47.50%) Embedded C
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) LXC
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) iptables
2 1 (2.50%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Intel
2 1 (2.50%) QNX
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