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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Rank 652 635 612
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 9 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.026% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £333 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
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 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
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 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 13 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 29 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 -10 6 £333 +7.25% 16
Wales - 3 - - 1
Newport - 3 - - 1
South Wales - 3 - - 1
South East +6 2 £325 +35.41% 1
London -1 2 £340 - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Gatwick - 2 £325 -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
East of England +17 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +17 1 - - 3
Solihull - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) C
4 10 (47.62%) Embedded C++
5 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) UML
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) SNMP
9 4 (19.05%) Electronics
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (14.29%) OOD
11 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
11 2 (9.52%) VoIP
11 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
11 2 (9.52%) Unix
11 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
11 2 (9.52%) C#

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.52%) IPv4
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
2 2 (9.52%) CppUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.76%) Automake
3 1 (4.76%) GCC
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Cybercrime
3 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) pSOS
5 1 (4.76%) ThreadX
5 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) UML
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (61.90%) C
3 10 (47.62%) Embedded C++
4 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) iptables
1 2 (9.52%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Coverity
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) QNX