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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C++
Rank 563 540 508
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 31 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £294 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 56
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20224 19527 20817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.96% 38.20% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12935 12075 12436
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 560 801
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 31 July 2014.

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++
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 31 July 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
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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 -34 23 £360 +26.31% 53
East of England -23 12 £399 +39.91% 21
Cambridgeshire +1 10 £399 +59.50% 18
Cambridge -7 8 £430 +72.00% 13
Scotland - 7 £315 -
Edinburgh - 5 £315 -
South East -14 4 £225 - 5
West Midlands -19 4 £350 - 4
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 2
Hampshire -10 2 £225 -
South West - 2 - - 9
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
London +18 1 - - 8
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 5
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Swindon - - - -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (67.86%) C
2 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 36 (64.29%) Embedded C
4 30 (53.57%) Linux
5 17 (30.36%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
7 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
8 10 (17.86%) OO
9 9 (16.07%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (16.07%) OOD
10 8 (14.29%) Windows CE
11 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.50%) Subversion
12 6 (10.71%) UML
12 6 (10.71%) C#
12 6 (10.71%) Scrum
13 5 (8.93%) Automotive
13 5 (8.93%) Java
13 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
14 4 (7.14%) Android
14 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.14%) Pocket PC
14 4 (7.14%) JIRA
14 4 (7.14%) WCF
14 4 (7.14%) Silverlight
14 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.14%) Python

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.57%) GSM
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) 2G
3 2 (3.57%) 3G
3 2 (3.57%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) NFC
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
4 1 (1.79%) DVB
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Valgrind
3 2 (3.57%) GNU Toolchain
3 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (8.93%) Automotive
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Radio Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) WCF
1 4 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.57%) OpenCL
3 2 (3.57%) Renderscript
3 2 (3.57%) DirectCompute
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) STL
4 1 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 4 (7.14%) Pocket PC
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) GPGPU
3 2 (3.57%) CUDA
3 2 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) EMV
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Robotics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (26.79%) Windows
4 8 (14.29%) Windows CE
5 4 (7.14%) Android
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (5.36%) VxWorks
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX
7 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.86%) OO
3 9 (16.07%) OOD
3 9 (16.07%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
4 6 (10.71%) UML
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.36%) OOP
7 2 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.57%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (67.86%) C
3 36 (64.29%) Embedded C
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 14443
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) QNX
3 2 (3.57%) Coverity
4 1 (1.79%) Freescale
4 1 (1.79%) MKS
4 1 (1.79%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
Wiltshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £35 to £55 per hour Rates dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago