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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 538 506 466
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -40
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 33 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £302 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
18999 18097 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.05% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12660 11367 10676
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 493 726
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -35 31 £350 +7.69% 97
London +15 8 £360 - 6
East of England -9 7 £344 -1.78% 25
South West -15 7 £350 +11.11% 19
South East -16 7 £386 +13.60% 30
Essex +3 3 - - 5
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £350 - 16
Hampshire -18 3 £425 +11.84% 5
Chelmsford - 3 - - 2
Manchester - 2 £270 - 5
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Devon - 2 - - 6
North West - 2 £270 - 6
Berkshire +1 1 - - 7
Cambridge -7 1 £350 - 14
South Wales -14 1 - -
Wales -19 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £338 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £348 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £425 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £338 -
Oxford - 1 £348 -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Redhill - - - - 5
Runcorn - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 80 (100.00%) C++
2 54 (67.50%) C
3 51 (63.75%) Software Engineering
4 49 (61.25%) Embedded C
5 32 (40.00%) Linux
6 15 (18.75%) OO
7 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.00%) Windows
9 11 (13.75%) OOD
9 11 (13.75%) C#
9 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.75%) Device Driver
9 11 (13.75%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (12.50%) Electronics
10 10 (12.50%) Automotive
11 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
11 9 (11.25%) Python
12 8 (10.00%) OOP
12 8 (10.00%) Scrum
12 8 (10.00%) Degree
13 7 (8.75%) Wireless
13 7 (8.75%) UML
13 7 (8.75%) .NET
13 7 (8.75%) Web Services
13 7 (8.75%) Ethernet
13 7 (8.75%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
14 6 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Windows CE

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.75%) Wireless
2 7 (8.75%) Ethernet
3 6 (7.50%) 3G
3 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (6.25%) WiMAX
4 5 (6.25%) DVB
4 5 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 5 (6.25%) LTE
5 3 (3.75%) ZigBee
5 3 (3.75%) FTP
5 3 (3.75%) GSM
6 2 (2.50%) 4G
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) SMTP
6 2 (2.50%) UPnP
6 2 (2.50%) 2G
7 1 (1.25%) 2.5G
7 1 (1.25%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.50%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) CppUnit
General
1 10 (12.50%) Electronics
1 10 (12.50%) Automotive
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.75%) Avionics
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Software Engineer
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) C++ Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) GUI Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) C Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) WCF
3 4 (5.00%) Middleware
4 3 (3.75%) wxWidgets
5 2 (2.50%) RESTful
5 2 (2.50%) HTML5
5 2 (2.50%) HTML
5 2 (2.50%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) WinForms
6 1 (1.25%) JNI
6 1 (1.25%) WPF
6 1 (1.25%) Flash
6 1 (1.25%) POSIX
6 1 (1.25%) CSS
6 1 (1.25%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) XSD
6 1 (1.25%) XSLT
6 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.25%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Device Driver
2 7 (8.75%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Pocket PC
5 3 (3.75%) STB
6 2 (2.50%) MPEG
6 2 (2.50%) DTV
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.25%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Windows CE
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (5.00%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.50%) UNIX
7 2 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.25%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.75%) OO
3 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.75%) OOD
5 8 (10.00%) OOP
5 8 (10.00%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) UML
7 6 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.75%) TDD
10 2 (2.50%) QMS
10 2 (2.50%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.50%) DRM
10 2 (2.50%) Quality Management
11 1 (1.25%) Validation
11 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C++
2 54 (67.50%) C
3 49 (61.25%) Embedded C
4 11 (13.75%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) Java
6 5 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.75%) VB
7 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) QNX
3 2 (2.50%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Novell
4 1 (1.25%) Facebook
4 1 (1.25%) Atmel
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