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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
UK
Rank 552 590 577
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 35 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.080% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Median daily rate £425 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £321 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £349 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £349
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £33.75 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.75 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%

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
18214 19274 19278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.61% 38.56% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 13070 12914
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 417
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +28 33 £425 +25.00% 24
South West +13 13 £425 -
South East +10 8 £358 +5.14% 9
Gloucestershire +9 8 £425 -
East of England +2 7 - - 3
Somerset - 5 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Bath - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 - - 2
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
Essex - 2 - -
London - 2 £1,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Scotland +23 1 £320 - 1
Surrey +20 1 - - 1
Dunfermline +1 1 £320 -
Staines 0 1 - -
Fife 0 1 £320 -
West Sussex -1 1 £365 - 1
Stevenage -5 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -11 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £365 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 87 (100.00%) C++
2 71 (81.61%) C
3 67 (77.01%) Embedded C
4 57 (65.52%) Software Engineering
5 26 (29.89%) Linux
6 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 18 (20.69%) OO
8 17 (19.54%) UML
8 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
9 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (13.79%) Firmware
12 11 (12.64%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.34%) Python
14 9 (10.34%) Windows
14 9 (10.34%) Wireless
14 9 (10.34%) Electronics
14 9 (10.34%) Scrum
15 7 (8.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
16 6 (6.90%) Digital TV
16 6 (6.90%) DVB
16 6 (6.90%) C#
16 6 (6.90%) STB
17 5 (5.75%) Automotive
17 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
17 5 (5.75%) HTML
17 5 (5.75%) SQL
17 5 (5.75%) HTTP

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 (4.60%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.34%) Wireless
3 6 (6.90%) DVB
4 5 (5.75%) HTTP
5 3 (3.45%) 802.15
5 3 (3.45%) AMQP
5 3 (3.45%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.45%) MQTT
5 3 (3.45%) RFID
5 3 (3.45%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.30%) 802.11
6 2 (2.30%) DHCP
6 2 (2.30%) DLNA
6 2 (2.30%) DNS
6 2 (2.30%) IGMP
6 2 (2.30%) IPv4
6 2 (2.30%) IPv6
6 2 (2.30%) PPP
6 2 (2.30%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (10.34%) Electronics
2 5 (5.75%) Automotive
3 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 41 (47.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 34 (39.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (31.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 24 (27.59%) C++ Software Engineer
6 21 (24.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (22.99%) Developer
8 16 (18.39%) Embedded C Engineer
8 16 (18.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 15 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
9 15 (17.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (16.09%) C++ Developer
11 12 (13.79%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (13.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 12 (13.79%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
13 9 (10.34%) Embedded Developer
14 7 (8.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
15 5 (5.75%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) 802.1X
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) HTML5
2 4 (4.60%) Node.js
2 4 (4.60%) REST
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (2.30%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.30%) Qt
3 2 (2.30%) WebKit
3 2 (2.30%) Yocto
4 1 (1.15%) Ajax
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (6.90%) Digital TV
2 6 (6.90%) STB
3 4 (4.60%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.60%) MPEG
4 3 (3.45%) VHDL
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.30%) Robotics
6 1 (1.15%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.15%) Verilog
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.15%) HPUX
5 1 (1.15%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.69%) OO
3 17 (19.54%) UML
4 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.64%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (10.34%) Scrum
7 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
8 4 (4.60%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.60%) SOA
8 4 (4.60%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.60%) TDD
9 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.45%) SDLC
9 3 (3.45%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.30%) DRM
10 2 (2.30%) Image Processing
10 2 (2.30%) Kanban
10 2 (2.30%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (2.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C++
2 71 (81.61%) C
3 67 (77.01%) Embedded C
4 9 (10.34%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) MATLAB
6 6 (6.90%) C#
7 5 (5.75%) SQL
8 4 (4.60%) Lua
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.30%) Java
10 1 (1.15%) Ada
10 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) MISRA
2 1 (1.15%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.15%) JTAG
2 1 (1.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Firmware
2 2 (2.30%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) IBM
2 2 (2.30%) CA
2 2 (2.30%) Conax
2 2 (2.30%) Intel
2 2 (2.30%) Nagra
2 2 (2.30%) Verimatrix
3 1 (1.15%) Altera
3 1 (1.15%) EMC
3 1 (1.15%) Freescale
3 1 (1.15%) HP
3 1 (1.15%) Motorola
3 1 (1.15%) Renesas
3 1 (1.15%) Xilinx