The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 559 543 542
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 45 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.083% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £312 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 32
Average hourly rate £40.50 £36.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +5.00%

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
21330 20480 21444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.75% 38.79% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13832 13055 12673
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 554 767
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Embedded C++
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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++
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 40 £350 +33.33% 69
South East -14 14 £320 +29.29% 31
West Midlands -11 9 £350 -
Birmingham +4 8 £350 -
East of England -27 8 £375 +40.18% 17
South West -29 6 - - 12
Buckinghamshire - 5 £320 - 1
Scotland -9 4 £333 - 1
Berkshire +8 3 - - 11
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £413 +65.00% 15
Suffolk 0 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £333 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 10
Surrey -3 1 £350 - 2
Cambridge -7 1 £450 +80.00% 12
Yorkshire -8 1 £290 - 5
Hampshire -18 1 £350 +41.41% 3
Sheffield - 1 £290 - 4
Southampton - 1 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £290 - 5
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - - 2
Stowmarket - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C++.

1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (67.61%) C
2 48 (67.61%) Software Engineering
3 45 (63.38%) Embedded C
4 32 (45.07%) Linux
5 18 (25.35%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (25.35%) Windows
6 17 (23.94%) Device Driver
7 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) C#
8 12 (16.90%) OO
8 12 (16.90%) Windows CE
9 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
9 11 (15.49%) Subversion
10 9 (12.68%) JIRA
10 9 (12.68%) Python
10 9 (12.68%) OOD
10 9 (12.68%) Web Services
10 9 (12.68%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
11 8 (11.27%) Windows Phone
11 8 (11.27%) Windows 8
11 8 (11.27%) Windows Phone 8
11 8 (11.27%) UML
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
11 8 (11.27%) .NET
11 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.27%) WCF

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) 3G
2 6 (8.45%) Wireless
3 5 (7.04%) ZigBee
3 5 (7.04%) Bluetooth
4 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.63%) LTE
4 4 (5.63%) 2G
4 4 (5.63%) WiMAX
5 3 (4.23%) DVB
5 3 (4.23%) GSM
5 3 (4.23%) HTTP
6 2 (2.82%) FTP
6 2 (2.82%) UPnP
7 1 (1.41%) NFC
7 1 (1.41%) RARP
7 1 (1.41%) ICMP
7 1 (1.41%) RTCP
7 1 (1.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
1 11 (15.49%) Subversion
2 9 (12.68%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Valgrind
4 2 (2.82%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (9.86%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Software Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) WCF
3 4 (5.63%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.23%) wxWidgets
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
5 2 (2.82%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) XSLT
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) Flash
6 1 (1.41%) POSIX
6 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.41%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) STL
6 1 (1.41%) Qt
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.41%) Renderscript
6 1 (1.41%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Device Driver
2 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
3 8 (11.27%) Pocket PC
4 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) STB
6 2 (2.82%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.41%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) EPoS
7 1 (1.41%) EMV
7 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.41%) IPTV
7 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.41%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.41%) CUDA
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (16.90%) Windows CE
4 8 (11.27%) Windows 8
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Phone
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (5.63%) VxWorks
6 3 (4.23%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.41%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) OOD
4 9 (12.68%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (11.27%) Scrum
5 8 (11.27%) UML
6 7 (9.86%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (7.04%) OOP
8 2 (2.82%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.82%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.41%) Communications Security
9 1 (1.41%) QMS
9 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (67.61%) C
3 45 (63.38%) Embedded C
4 13 (18.31%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) Python
6 8 (11.27%) SQL
7 6 (8.45%) Java
8 5 (7.04%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.41%) Lua
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) QNX
3 2 (2.82%) Green Hills
3 2 (2.82%) Coverity
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Novell
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