The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 603 592 598
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 40 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.079% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £346 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.32 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +5.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20891 21377 19947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 38.15% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14331 14303 12951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 434 427
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Embedded C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded C++
Top 30 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++ within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
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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 0 37 £375 +20.96% 28
South East +6 21 £375 +11.11% 6
Surrey - 10 £375 - 5
London +6 7 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England +14 4 - - 5
South West -2 4 - - 2
Berkshire -4 3 £345 +43.75%
Hampshire +5 2 - -
Wales - 2 £390 -
South Wales - 2 £390 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £359 - 3
Newport - 2 £390 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Fife +9 1 £320 - 1
Bristol +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - - 1
Essex +5 1 - - 1
North West -13 1 - - 5
Scotland -16 1 £320 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 2

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (68.60%) C
3 58 (67.44%) Software Engineering
4 53 (61.63%) Embedded C
5 41 (47.67%) Linux
6 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.91%) Scrum
8 20 (23.26%) Windows
9 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
10 16 (18.60%) STB
11 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
12 13 (15.12%) TDD
12 13 (15.12%) UML
12 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
13 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
13 12 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (11.63%) DVB
15 9 (10.47%) Middleware
15 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (9.30%) Degree
16 8 (9.30%) Device Driver
17 7 (8.14%) SQL
17 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (8.14%) Rational DOORS
18 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
18 6 (6.98%) Defect Tracking
18 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
18 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
18 6 (6.98%) UPnP

Embedded C++
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 4 (4.65%) Simulink
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) DVB
2 6 (6.98%) UPnP
2 6 (6.98%) Wireless
3 5 (5.81%) Broadband
4 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.33%) HTTP
5 2 (2.33%) SNMP
5 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.33%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.16%) 802.11
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (1.16%) DLNA
6 1 (1.16%) DNS
6 1 (1.16%) IGMP
6 1 (1.16%) IPv4
6 1 (1.16%) IPv6
6 1 (1.16%) PPP
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
6 1 (1.16%) VLAN
6 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (6.98%) ClearCase
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) LabVIEW
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.16%) GCC
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.16%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Automotive
3 5 (5.81%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Avionics
5 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Software Engineer
2 24 (27.91%) Developer
3 22 (25.58%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) C++ Developer
5 16 (18.60%) Embedded Developer
6 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 15 (17.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (16.28%) Embedded C Engineer
8 12 (13.95%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 11 (12.79%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 11 (12.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (10.47%) C Developer
10 9 (10.47%) Embedded C Developer
10 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
11 8 (9.30%) C Software Engineer
11 8 (9.30%) C/C++ Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 8 (9.30%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) HTML5
2 2 (2.33%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.16%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.16%) Qt
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
3 1 (1.16%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.60%) STB
3 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (9.30%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Cybercrime
6 4 (4.65%) DTV
7 2 (2.33%) Contactless
7 2 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.33%) Fintech
7 2 (2.33%) MPEG
8 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Linux
2 20 (23.26%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.49%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.16%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.16%) pSOS
5 1 (1.16%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (67.44%) Software Engineering
2 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.91%) Scrum
4 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
5 13 (15.12%) TDD
5 13 (15.12%) UML
6 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.98%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Requirements Management
7 5 (5.81%) SDLC
8 4 (4.65%) OOD
8 4 (4.65%) SOA
8 4 (4.65%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (68.60%) C
3 53 (61.63%) Embedded C
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 5 (5.81%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Ada
8 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.65%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.65%) MISRA
3 1 (1.16%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.16%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.16%) JTAG
3 1 (1.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Perforce
2 2 (2.33%) Coverity
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) CA
3 1 (1.16%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.16%) Siemens
3 1 (1.16%) Wind River
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