The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 562 519 501
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 26 37 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £320 £288 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20792 17589 21064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 36.80% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13463 10809 12441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 633 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

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++
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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 25 £320 +11.30% 59
South East -12 11 £320 - 27
East of England -28 9 £350 - 8
Essex - 9 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £320 - 6
Hampshire -4 2 £380 - 4
London -38 2 - - 3
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
South West -30 1 £310 +12.72% 11
Worthing - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 9
Bristol - 1 £310 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Deeside - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Dunfermline - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - - 1
Hereford - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 7
Chippenham - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (62.34%) Software Engineering
3 46 (59.74%) C
4 45 (58.44%) Embedded C
5 37 (48.05%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (23.38%) Windows
8 17 (22.08%) OOD
9 16 (20.78%) Scrum
10 13 (16.88%) OO
11 12 (15.58%) Automotive
12 11 (14.29%) Windows CE
12 11 (14.29%) UML
12 11 (14.29%) Subversion
13 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
13 9 (11.69%) C#
14 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
14 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
15 7 (9.09%) Android
15 7 (9.09%) SQLite
15 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
15 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
15 7 (9.09%) JIRA
15 7 (9.09%) WCF
15 7 (9.09%) Pocket PC
15 7 (9.09%) PDA
15 7 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (9.09%) Electronics
15 7 (9.09%) OpenGL

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.79%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.90%) LTE
2 3 (3.90%) Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) 2G
3 2 (2.60%) WiMAX
3 2 (2.60%) Wireless Security
3 2 (2.60%) 3G
3 2 (2.60%) X.509
3 2 (2.60%) NAS
3 2 (2.60%) 4G
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) GSM
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.09%) SQLite
2 2 (2.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Subversion
2 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.60%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 12 (15.58%) Automotive
2 7 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Developer
5 8 (10.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
1 7 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 7 (9.09%) WCF
2 4 (5.19%) MFC
2 4 (5.19%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) OpenCL
2 4 (5.19%) Renderscript
2 4 (5.19%) DirectCompute
3 3 (3.90%) DirectX
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) XSLT
4 2 (2.60%) POSIX
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) Qt
5 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Pocket PC
1 7 (9.09%) PDA
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.79%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (6.49%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.19%) GPGPU
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Robotics
7 1 (1.30%) CUDA
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Embedded Linux
3 18 (23.38%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) Windows CE
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.30%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.30%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.08%) OOD
3 16 (20.78%) Scrum
4 13 (16.88%) OO
5 11 (14.29%) UML
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.79%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) 3D Programming
8 2 (2.60%) SysML
8 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.60%) OOP
8 2 (2.60%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.30%) Project Management
9 1 (1.30%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.30%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C++
2 46 (59.74%) C
3 45 (58.44%) Embedded C
4 9 (11.69%) C#
5 7 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Python
7 3 (3.90%) Java
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.30%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Siemens
1 2 (2.60%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (1.30%) Trillium
2 1 (1.30%) IBM
2 1 (1.30%) MKS
2 1 (1.30%) Perforce
2 1 (1.30%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.30%) Freescale
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