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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 578 566 529
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -37
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 41 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Average daily rate £335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +12.58%

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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++
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 39 £340 -2.85% 33
South East +11 17 £340 -11.97% 10
East of England +5 12 - - 6
Hampshire +9 7 £340 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
Middlesex +3 6 £340 -
Stevenage - 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West -2 2 - - 2
North West -17 2 £310 +14.81% 2
Staines - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
City of London +37 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - - 6
Gloucestershire +5 1 - - 1
Berkshire +2 1 - - 5
Wiltshire -1 1 - - 1
Scotland -9 1 £320 +6.66% 3
London -13 1 - - 3
Manchester -17 1 £310 +14.81% 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £310 - 1
Congleton - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 9
Fife - 1 £320 -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) C++
2 67 (80.72%) C
3 59 (71.08%) Embedded C
4 47 (56.63%) Software Engineering
5 30 (36.14%) Linux
6 16 (19.28%) Qt
7 15 (18.07%) Electronics
8 14 (16.87%) Software Architecture
9 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
9 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.46%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (13.25%) Scrum
10 11 (13.25%) SQL
10 11 (13.25%) SOA
11 10 (12.05%) QML
12 9 (10.84%) Firmware
12 9 (10.84%) Device Driver
13 8 (9.64%) STB
13 8 (9.64%) ZigBee
13 8 (9.64%) Wireless
13 8 (9.64%) DTV
14 7 (8.43%) DVB
14 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
14 7 (8.43%) C#
14 7 (8.43%) Degree
14 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (7.23%) Mechatronics
15 6 (7.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (7.23%) HTML
15 6 (7.23%) Bluetooth

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Simulink
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Wireless
1 8 (9.64%) ZigBee
2 7 (8.43%) DVB
3 6 (7.23%) Bluetooth
3 6 (7.23%) Modbus
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.61%) GPRS
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
6 2 (2.41%) RS-232
6 2 (2.41%) RS-485
6 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.20%) Broadband
7 1 (1.20%) SSL
7 1 (1.20%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.61%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (18.07%) Electronics
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.61%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Software Engineer
2 33 (39.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 31 (37.35%) Developer
4 29 (34.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 25 (30.12%) Embedded Developer
6 19 (22.89%) Software Developer
7 17 (20.48%) Embedded Software Developer
8 16 (19.28%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (16.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (16.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 12 (14.46%) C Software Engineer
10 12 (14.46%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (14.46%) Embedded C Engineer
10 12 (14.46%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (13.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 9 (10.84%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 9 (10.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 9 (10.84%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) C++ Developer
14 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) Qt
2 10 (12.05%) QML
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
3 6 (7.23%) HTML5
4 4 (4.82%) Ember.js
4 4 (4.82%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) DOM
5 3 (3.61%) GStreamer
5 3 (3.61%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (3.61%) REST
5 3 (3.61%) WebKit
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Device Driver
2 8 (9.64%) DTV
2 8 (9.64%) STB
3 6 (7.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (7.23%) Mechatronics
4 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.61%) Handset
5 3 (3.61%) IPTV
5 3 (3.61%) MHEG
5 3 (3.61%) MPEG
6 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.41%) CPLD
6 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.41%) Verilog
6 2 (2.41%) VHDL
7 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.41%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Software Engineering
2 14 (16.87%) Software Architecture
3 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.25%) Scrum
4 11 (13.25%) SOA
5 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.82%) Video Processing
7 3 (3.61%) DRM
7 3 (3.61%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.61%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.61%) OOD
7 3 (3.61%) Signal Processing
7 3 (3.61%) TDD
7 3 (3.61%) User Stories
8 2 (2.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.41%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 67 (80.72%) C
3 59 (71.08%) Embedded C
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) C#
6 5 (6.02%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.82%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.61%) Java
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) DO-254
1 2 (2.41%) MISRA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Google
2 2 (2.41%) Altera
2 2 (2.41%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.20%) Perforce
3 1 (1.20%) Siemens
3 1 (1.20%) Wind River
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42 - 46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago