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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 620 625 587
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -38
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 40 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.086% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 13
Median daily rate £345 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £400 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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
21275 21597 19989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 37.85% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14562 14528 12813
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 436 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £18.14 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -15 35 £345 +11.29% 25
South East +9 21 £375 -6.25% 5
Surrey +10 11 £375 +18.11%
South West +6 5 - - 4
Berkshire +5 5 £345 +43.75%
Wales +18 4 £390 -
East of England +17 4 - - 4
London +4 4 £340 -2.85% 1
South Wales - 4 £390 -
Newport - 4 £390 -
Redhill - 3 £300 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Devon +13 1 - -
Reading +6 1 - -
Fife +6 1 £320 -
Essex +3 1 - - 1
Scotland +2 1 £320 -20.00%
Bristol +1 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 85 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (68.24%) Software Engineering
3 57 (67.06%) C
4 51 (60.00%) Embedded C
5 42 (49.41%) Linux
6 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.06%) Windows
8 22 (25.88%) Scrum
9 17 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 15 (17.65%) STB
11 14 (16.47%) TDD
11 14 (16.47%) UML
11 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
11 14 (16.47%) Multithreading
12 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
13 12 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
14 11 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (10.59%) DVB
15 9 (10.59%) Middleware
16 8 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
16 8 (9.41%) Degree
16 8 (9.41%) Wireless
16 8 (9.41%) Device Driver
17 7 (8.24%) Requirements Management
17 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
17 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
18 6 (7.06%) OO
18 6 (7.06%) SQL

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 3 (3.53%) Simulink
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) DVB
2 8 (9.41%) Wireless
3 6 (7.06%) UPnP
4 5 (5.88%) Broadband
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) SNMP
5 4 (4.71%) VoIP
6 3 (3.53%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.18%) 3G
8 1 (1.18%) 802.11
8 1 (1.18%) 802.15
8 1 (1.18%) DHCP
8 1 (1.18%) DNS
8 1 (1.18%) HTTP
8 1 (1.18%) IPv4
8 1 (1.18%) IPv6
8 1 (1.18%) PPP
8 1 (1.18%) SSL
8 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) StarTeam
4 3 (3.53%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) GCC
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.18%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.06%) Automotive
2 6 (7.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Avionics
4 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Software Engineer
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) C++ Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Embedded Developer
6 13 (15.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (14.12%) Embedded C Engineer
8 11 (12.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 9 (10.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
11 8 (9.41%) C Developer
11 8 (9.41%) C/C++ Developer
11 8 (9.41%) Embedded C Developer
11 8 (9.41%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
12 7 (8.24%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (8.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (8.24%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.18%) Qt
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.65%) STB
3 11 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (9.41%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.53%) Cybercrime
6 3 (3.53%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.35%) Contactless
7 2 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.35%) Fintech
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.18%) MPEG
8 1 (1.18%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) Windows
3 12 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.53%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.18%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.18%) pSOS
5 1 (1.18%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (68.24%) Software Engineering
2 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.88%) Scrum
4 14 (16.47%) Multithreading
4 14 (16.47%) TDD
4 14 (16.47%) UML
5 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.24%) Requirements Management
6 6 (7.06%) OO
6 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.88%) Change Management
7 5 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.71%) SDLC
8 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (67.06%) C
3 51 (60.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.35%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.18%) Ada
8 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.71%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.71%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) JTAG
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Perforce
2 4 (4.71%) Coverity
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) CA
4 1 (1.18%) Conax
4 1 (1.18%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.18%) Nagra
4 1 (1.18%) Verimatrix
4 1 (1.18%) Wind River