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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 561 573 542
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 50 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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£310 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £35.00 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -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
21608 20250 19433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 37.03% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14529 12960 12023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 410 571
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +6 37 £310 -15.64% 55
South East -8 15 £400 +77.77% 7
East of England -2 7 £338 -12.90% 12
Berkshire - 6 £240 - 4
Hampshire +4 5 £400 +77.77% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £338 -12.90% 9
London +8 4 £350 - 7
Scotland -6 4 £400 +26.98% 1
Cambridge -11 3 £338 -17.68% 6
Bradford - 3 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 3
Reading - 3 £240 - 3
South West +3 2 - - 12
West Midlands +2 2 - - 10
Essex -7 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -9 2 £400 +26.98%
Wales - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £318 - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £305 -
Wakefield - 2 £305 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £305 - 1
York - 2 £305 -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Leeds - 1 £310 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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++.

1 109 (100.00%) C++
2 88 (80.73%) C
3 87 (79.82%) Software Engineering
4 82 (75.23%) Embedded C
5 59 (54.13%) Linux
6 29 (26.61%) Windows
7 21 (19.27%) Electronics
8 19 (17.43%) Embedded Linux
9 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
10 12 (11.01%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (10.09%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (10.09%) OO
11 11 (10.09%) Wireless
11 11 (10.09%) Device Driver
12 10 (9.17%) UML
13 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
13 9 (8.26%) 3G
13 9 (8.26%) GSM
13 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
13 9 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
14 8 (7.34%) LTE
14 8 (7.34%) Python
14 8 (7.34%) OOD
15 7 (6.42%) HTML
15 7 (6.42%) Firmware
15 7 (6.42%) MATLAB
15 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (5.50%) 4G

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Simulink
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Wireless
2 9 (8.26%) GSM
2 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.26%) 3G
2 9 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (7.34%) LTE
4 6 (5.50%) 4G
4 6 (5.50%) WiMAX
4 6 (5.50%) IPv4
4 6 (5.50%) IPv6
4 6 (5.50%) UMTS
5 5 (4.59%) GPRS
6 4 (3.67%) ZigBee
7 3 (2.75%) DVB
8 2 (1.83%) PPP
8 2 (1.83%) PSTN
8 2 (1.83%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.83%) 2G
9 1 (0.92%) VDSL
9 1 (0.92%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) SQLite
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) Valgrind
3 2 (1.83%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.83%) Redmine
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) CANoe
4 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (19.27%) Electronics
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.67%) Automotive
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.92%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Software Engineer
2 47 (43.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 33 (30.28%) Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Software Developer
5 16 (14.68%) Embedded Software Developer
6 12 (11.01%) C++ Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 3 (2.75%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 2 (1.83%) Firmware Engineer
13 1 (0.92%) Development Engineer
13 1 (0.92%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) OpenGL
2 5 (4.59%) Qt
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
2 5 (4.59%) QML
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
4 2 (1.83%) DirectX
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.83%) GStreamer
4 2 (1.83%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (1.83%) WebKit
5 1 (0.92%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.92%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.92%) Renderscript
5 1 (0.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.92%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Device Driver
1 11 (10.09%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.59%) Streaming Video
3 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) STB
4 3 (2.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.83%) MPEG
5 2 (1.83%) DTV
5 2 (1.83%) VHDL
5 2 (1.83%) Verilog
5 2 (1.83%) Mechatronics
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) Physics
6 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.92%) Arduino
6 1 (0.92%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) Linux
2 29 (26.61%) Windows
3 19 (17.43%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.83%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) UNIX
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.82%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
3 12 (11.01%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (10.09%) OO
5 10 (9.17%) UML
6 8 (7.34%) OOD
7 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.75%) Open Source
9 2 (1.83%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.83%) SDLC
9 2 (1.83%) TDD
9 2 (1.83%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.83%) Information Security
10 1 (0.92%) E-Commerce
10 1 (0.92%) Workflow
10 1 (0.92%) Validation
10 1 (0.92%) Scrum
10 1 (0.92%) Test Scripting
10 1 (0.92%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (0.92%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) C++
2 88 (80.73%) C
3 82 (75.23%) Embedded C
4 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.34%) Python
6 7 (6.42%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.67%) SQL
7 4 (3.67%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) Java
8 3 (2.75%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.83%) Lua
9 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.92%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) VC++
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.92%) TickIT
1 1 (0.92%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.75%) QNX
1 3 (2.75%) Google
2 2 (1.83%) Atmel
2 2 (1.83%) Twitter
2 2 (1.83%) MKS
3 1 (0.92%) Telelogic
3 1 (0.92%) PTC
3 1 (0.92%) IBM
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.92%) Intel
3 1 (0.92%) Apple
3 1 (0.92%) Facebook
3 1 (0.92%) Fujitsu
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