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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 572 604 613
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 52 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 12
Median daily rate £440 £328 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.35% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+34.35% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £33.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £43.40 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.55%

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
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 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 +22 49 £440 +33.33% 18
South West +24 20 £440 - 1
South East +19 13 £550 +66.66% 6
Gloucestershire - 13 £425 -
London - 5 £340 - 1
West Midlands -5 4 - - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £340 -
East of England -2 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Surrey - 3 - -
North West +5 2 - - 1
Staines - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Somerset +27 1 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 - - 3
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
West Sussex +11 1 £365 - 1
Bath +9 1 - -
Scotland +9 1 - -
Dorset -1 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 90 (100.00%) C++
2 74 (82.22%) C
3 65 (72.22%) Embedded C
4 61 (67.78%) Software Engineering
5 26 (28.89%) Linux
6 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (24.44%) OO
8 21 (23.33%) UML
8 21 (23.33%) Windows
8 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 16 (17.78%) Scrum
10 15 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
12 10 (11.11%) Electronics
12 10 (11.11%) Firmware
12 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
13 9 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (10.00%) SQL
14 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
14 8 (8.89%) Wireless
15 7 (7.78%) Digital TV
15 7 (7.78%) DVB
15 7 (7.78%) TDD
15 7 (7.78%) STB
15 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
15 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
16 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (6.67%) C#

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 5 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.89%) Wireless
3 7 (7.78%) DVB
4 5 (5.56%) HTTP
5 4 (4.44%) SNMP
5 4 (4.44%) VoIP
6 3 (3.33%) 802.11
6 3 (3.33%) 802.15
6 3 (3.33%) AMQP
6 3 (3.33%) DHCP
6 3 (3.33%) DLNA
6 3 (3.33%) DNS
6 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.33%) IGMP
6 3 (3.33%) IPv4
6 3 (3.33%) IPv6
6 3 (3.33%) MQTT
6 3 (3.33%) PPP
6 3 (3.33%) UPnP
6 3 (3.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.44%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (5.56%) Automotive
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Software Engineer
2 38 (42.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 30 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 25 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (21.11%) Developer
8 18 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 18 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 17 (18.89%) C Software Engineer
9 17 (18.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (15.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 14 (15.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 14 (15.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 13 (14.44%) C++ Developer
12 8 (8.89%) Embedded Developer
13 7 (7.78%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 7 (7.78%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.56%) HTML
3 4 (4.44%) HTML5
3 4 (4.44%) Node.js
3 4 (4.44%) REST
4 3 (3.33%) OpenEmbedded
4 3 (3.33%) OpenGL
4 3 (3.33%) WebKit
4 3 (3.33%) Yocto
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) Ajax
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) Qt
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.78%) Digital TV
1 7 (7.78%) STB
2 6 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.44%) MPEG
4 2 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.22%) VHDL
5 1 (1.11%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.11%) Contactless
5 1 (1.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) HPUX
5 1 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.78%) Software Engineering
2 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (24.44%) OO
4 21 (23.33%) UML
5 16 (17.78%) Scrum
6 15 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.78%) TDD
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.44%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.44%) SOA
10 4 (4.44%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.33%) DRM
11 3 (3.33%) SDLC
11 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
12 2 (2.22%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) C++
2 74 (82.22%) C
3 65 (72.22%) Embedded C
4 9 (10.00%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) C#
6 5 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.44%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) Java
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) Ada
9 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) MISRA
2 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.11%) JTAG
2 1 (1.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) Coverity
1 4 (4.44%) IBM
2 3 (3.33%) CA
2 3 (3.33%) Conax
2 3 (3.33%) Nagra
2 3 (3.33%) Verimatrix
3 2 (2.22%) Intel
4 1 (1.11%) EMC
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Motorola
4 1 (1.11%) Renesas