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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 565 567 529
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 44 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
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£310 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £257 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £424 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Average hourly rate £39.75 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £35.15 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%

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
20903 19772 18648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.36% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12770 11425
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
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 £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 403 588
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +1 32 £310 -15.64% 37
South East -2 13 £359 +23.70% 11
Berkshire - 7 £240 - 4
London +6 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire +3 4 £406 +80.55% 1
South West -5 4 - - 5
East of England -6 4 - - 8
Reading - 3 £240 - 2
Scotland -1 2 - - 3
Essex -10 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 2 - - 5
Bradford - 2 £310 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £310 -
Yorkshire - 2 £310 - 2
West Midlands 0 1 - - 7
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Cambridge -9 1 - - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £310 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £310 - 1
Surrey - 1 £318 - 4
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Midlands - 1 £320 -
North West - 1 £300 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £310 - 1

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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++.

1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (78.43%) C
2 80 (78.43%) Software Engineering
3 75 (73.53%) Embedded C
4 59 (57.84%) Linux
5 27 (26.47%) Windows
6 17 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 16 (15.69%) Electronics
8 14 (13.73%) OO
9 13 (12.75%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (11.76%) UML
11 11 (10.78%) Device Driver
11 11 (10.78%) GSM
11 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
11 11 (10.78%) Wireless
12 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
12 10 (9.80%) 3G
13 9 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (8.82%) Python
13 9 (8.82%) OOD
13 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
13 9 (8.82%) LTE
13 9 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
15 7 (6.86%) UMTS
15 7 (6.86%) IPv4
15 7 (6.86%) IPv6
15 7 (6.86%) WiMAX
15 7 (6.86%) 4G

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) GSM
1 11 (10.78%) Wireless
2 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.80%) 3G
3 9 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (8.82%) LTE
4 7 (6.86%) 4G
4 7 (6.86%) WiMAX
4 7 (6.86%) IPv4
4 7 (6.86%) IPv6
4 7 (6.86%) UMTS
5 4 (3.92%) GPRS
6 3 (2.94%) DVB
7 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.96%) PPP
7 2 (1.96%) PSTN
7 2 (1.96%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.96%) 2G
8 1 (0.98%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.98%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQLite
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.98%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.98%) Redmine
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) CANoe
3 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (15.69%) Electronics
2 4 (3.92%) Automotive
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Avionics
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (51.96%) Software Engineer
2 42 (41.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 34 (33.33%) Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Embedded Software Developer
6 14 (13.73%) C++ Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Embedded C++ Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) C Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 3 (2.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
14 2 (1.96%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
14 2 (1.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 2 (1.96%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) OpenGL
2 4 (3.92%) Qt
2 4 (3.92%) QML
2 4 (3.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) DirectX
3 2 (1.96%) CSS
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.98%) MFC
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) STL
4 1 (0.98%) Flash
4 1 (0.98%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.98%) Renderscript
4 1 (0.98%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) GStreamer
4 1 (0.98%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Device Driver
2 9 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.92%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Mechatronics
5 2 (1.96%) MPEG
5 2 (1.96%) VHDL
5 2 (1.96%) Verilog
5 2 (1.96%) STB
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.98%) CCTV
6 1 (0.98%) Robotics
6 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) Physics
6 1 (0.98%) Arduino
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.84%) Linux
2 27 (26.47%) Windows
3 17 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.90%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.94%) UNIX
6 2 (1.96%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (78.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 14 (13.73%) OO
4 13 (12.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (11.76%) UML
6 9 (8.82%) OOD
7 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.96%) TDD
8 2 (1.96%) Information Security
8 2 (1.96%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.96%) Open Source
8 2 (1.96%) SDLC
9 1 (0.98%) Memory Management
9 1 (0.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (0.98%) Analytics
9 1 (0.98%) Cyber Security
9 1 (0.98%) Android Development
9 1 (0.98%) iOS Development
9 1 (0.98%) Line Management
9 1 (0.98%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (78.43%) C
3 75 (73.53%) Embedded C
4 9 (8.82%) Python
5 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.94%) SQL
7 3 (2.94%) Java
8 2 (1.96%) VB
8 2 (1.96%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.98%) Lua
9 1 (0.98%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) VC++
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.94%) QNX
2 2 (1.96%) MKS
2 2 (1.96%) Google
2 2 (1.96%) Atmel
2 2 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (0.98%) Facebook
3 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
3 1 (0.98%) IBM
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.98%) Apple
3 1 (0.98%) Telelogic
3 1 (0.98%) PTC
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