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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C++
Rank 592 620 591
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 44 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.076% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 18
Median daily rate £440 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
21531 22087 21370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.26% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 15025 13861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 524 417
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +21 35 £440 +46.66% 18
South West +24 12 £550 - 2
South East +10 9 £550 +35.38% 3
Wales +22 6 - -
London +10 5 £358 +2.14% 3
South Wales - 5 - -
Berkshire +10 4 - -
Devon +10 4 - -
East of England +6 4 - - 6
Newport - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £440 - 2
West Midlands -19 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey +9 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 1 - - 6
Cambridge +15 1 - - 5
Yorkshire +15 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Paignton - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 83 (100.00%) C++
2 65 (78.31%) C
3 57 (68.67%) Embedded C
4 51 (61.45%) Software Engineering
5 30 (36.14%) Linux
6 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.89%) Windows
8 18 (21.69%) Scrum
9 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
10 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
10 15 (18.07%) UML
11 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
11 13 (15.66%) STB
12 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
12 11 (13.25%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (13.25%) OO
12 11 (13.25%) DVB
13 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
13 9 (10.84%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (10.84%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (9.64%) SQL
14 8 (9.64%) Degree
14 8 (9.64%) TDD
15 7 (8.43%) UPnP
15 7 (8.43%) Electronics
15 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
15 7 (8.43%) Automotive
15 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
15 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
16 6 (7.23%) MISRA

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 (6.02%) Simulink
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) DVB
2 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) UPnP
4 6 (7.23%) Wireless
5 4 (4.82%) HTTP
5 4 (4.82%) SNMP
5 4 (4.82%) VoIP
6 3 (3.61%) 802.11
6 3 (3.61%) AMQP
6 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 3 (3.61%) DLNA
6 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 3 (3.61%) IGMP
6 3 (3.61%) IPv4
6 3 (3.61%) IPv6
6 3 (3.61%) MQTT
6 3 (3.61%) PPP
6 3 (3.61%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.20%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.23%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (6.02%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.82%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.82%) StarTeam
4 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.20%) GCC
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.20%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (8.43%) Automotive
1 7 (8.43%) Electronics
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.20%) Avionics
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (33.73%) Software Engineer
3 24 (28.92%) Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (21.69%) C++ Developer
5 18 (21.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (21.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 18 (21.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) Embedded Developer
7 14 (16.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (15.66%) C Software Engineer
8 13 (15.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (13.25%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (13.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 11 (13.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (12.05%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
12 7 (8.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.82%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) HTML5
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) Node.js
2 3 (3.61%) OpenEmbedded
2 3 (3.61%) OpenGL
2 3 (3.61%) REST
2 3 (3.61%) WebKit
2 3 (3.61%) Yocto
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) Ajax
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) jQuery
3 1 (1.20%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
1 13 (15.66%) STB
2 9 (10.84%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.23%) Digital TV
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.61%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.61%) MPEG
6 2 (2.41%) Contactless
6 2 (2.41%) Fintech
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.20%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 19 (22.89%) Windows
3 11 (13.25%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.61%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.41%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Scrum
4 15 (18.07%) UML
5 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
5 11 (13.25%) OO
6 9 (10.84%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (9.64%) TDD
8 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.02%) Cross-Platform Development
9 5 (6.02%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.82%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (4.82%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.82%) Project Management
10 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.61%) DRM
11 3 (3.61%) SOA
11 3 (3.61%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 65 (78.31%) C
3 57 (68.67%) Embedded C
4 8 (9.64%) SQL
5 5 (6.02%) MATLAB
6 4 (4.82%) C#
7 3 (3.61%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) Java
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) Ada
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) MISRA
2 4 (4.82%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.41%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.20%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Coverity
2 3 (3.61%) CA
2 3 (3.61%) Conax
2 3 (3.61%) IBM
2 3 (3.61%) Nagra
2 3 (3.61%) Verimatrix
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Wind River
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago