The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Rank 605 639 631
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £330 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 - £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Top 18 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +16 13 £360 +9.09% 11
South West +14 7 £433 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £433 -
London - 3 £340 - 1
Somerset +25 2 - -
Scotland +11 2 £425 +30.76%
Bath +8 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Glasgow - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £360 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £360 -
South East +24 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
South Wales - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Embedded C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (63.64%) Embedded C++
3 17 (51.52%) UML
3 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) C
5 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
6 13 (39.39%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (27.27%) Windows
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
11 5 (15.15%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 3 (9.09%) SDLC
12 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
12 3 (9.09%) SNMP
12 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (6.06%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
13 2 (6.06%) Degree
13 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
13 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
13 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration

Embedded C++ Software 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 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 3 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) RS-485
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) 802.15
4 1 (3.03%) ATM
4 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.03%) IPv4
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) RFID
4 1 (3.03%) RS-232
4 1 (3.03%) SDH
4 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Automake
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) UML
3 13 (39.39%) OO
4 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (63.64%) Embedded C++
3 16 (48.48%) C
4 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Lua
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
1 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) iptables
1 1 (3.03%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Coverity
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Renesas