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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 583 569 551
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 50 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.073% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 17
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 £31.08 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.35 £45.00
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
22386 20754 20268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.31% 37.15% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15063 13125 12778
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 429 570
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 36 £310 -11.42% 36
East of England +4 10 £319 -15.00% 6
South East -22 10 £400 +25.00% 14
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £338 -10.00% 5
Scotland -13 5 £400 +26.98%
West Midlands +5 4 - - 2
Surrey +1 3 £318 -9.28% 5
Hampshire 0 3 £400 +14.28% 4
South West -7 3 - - 7
Edinburgh -16 3 £400 +26.98%
Wales - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 3
Bradford - 3 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
Essex +4 2 - -
Cambridge -8 2 £338 -25.00% 4
Exeter - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £305 - 2
York - 2 £305 -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Huddersfield - 2 £305 -
Wakefield - 2 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 - 1
Reading - 2 £240 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £240 - 4
London - 2 £350 - 2
Devon - 2 - -
Suffolk +3 1 £300 -

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (85.71%) C
3 71 (78.02%) Software Engineering
4 69 (75.82%) Embedded C
5 42 (46.15%) Linux
6 21 (23.08%) Windows
7 18 (19.78%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (18.68%) Electronics
9 13 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (12.09%) Multithreading
11 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
12 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.89%) ZigBee
12 9 (9.89%) Embedded Software Development
13 8 (8.79%) Device Driver
13 8 (8.79%) Wireless
14 7 (7.69%) MATLAB
14 7 (7.69%) Firmware
15 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
15 6 (6.59%) GPRS
15 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
15 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
16 5 (5.49%) QML
16 5 (5.49%) Qt
16 5 (5.49%) HTML
16 5 (5.49%) UML
16 5 (5.49%) OO
16 5 (5.49%) Windows CE

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.89%) ZigBee
2 8 (8.79%) Wireless
3 6 (6.59%) GPRS
4 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.40%) LTE
5 3 (3.30%) 3G
5 3 (3.30%) GSM
6 2 (2.20%) PSTN
6 2 (2.20%) UMTS
6 2 (2.20%) IPv4
6 2 (2.20%) IPv6
6 2 (2.20%) DVB
6 2 (2.20%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.20%) PPP
6 2 (2.20%) 4G
6 2 (2.20%) WiMAX
7 1 (1.10%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (1.10%) VDSL
7 1 (1.10%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQLite
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Valgrind
2 2 (2.20%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.20%) Redmine
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) CANoe
3 1 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.68%) Electronics
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Software Engineer
2 38 (41.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 28 (30.77%) Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Software Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Embedded Software Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Design Engineer
12 1 (1.10%) Architect
12 1 (1.10%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.10%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) HTML
1 5 (5.49%) OpenGL
1 5 (5.49%) Qt
1 5 (5.49%) QML
2 4 (4.40%) Ember.js
3 3 (3.30%) Middleware
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) HTML5
4 2 (2.20%) GStreamer
4 2 (2.20%) WebKit
4 2 (2.20%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.10%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.10%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.10%) Renderscript
5 1 (1.10%) MFC
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.79%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.49%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.40%) Handset
4 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.30%) VHDL
5 3 (3.30%) Verilog
5 3 (3.30%) STB
6 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.20%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.20%) DTV
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) MPEG
7 1 (1.10%) Arduino
7 1 (1.10%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.10%) CCTV
7 1 (1.10%) Robotics
7 1 (1.10%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.15%) Linux
2 21 (23.08%) Windows
3 18 (19.78%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) UNIX
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.02%) Software Engineering
2 11 (12.09%) Multithreading
3 9 (9.89%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.49%) UML
5 5 (5.49%) OO
6 4 (4.40%) Software Architecture
7 3 (3.30%) Open Source
7 3 (3.30%) OOD
8 2 (2.20%) TDD
8 2 (2.20%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.20%) Information Security
8 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.10%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.10%) SysML
9 1 (1.10%) Web Development
9 1 (1.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.10%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (85.71%) C
3 69 (75.82%) Embedded C
4 7 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) Python
6 4 (4.40%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) Java
6 4 (4.40%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.20%) Lua
7 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) DO-254
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) QNX
1 3 (3.30%) Google
2 2 (2.20%) MKS
2 2 (2.20%) Atmel
2 2 (2.20%) Twitter
3 1 (1.10%) Facebook
3 1 (1.10%) IBM
3 1 (1.10%) Intel
3 1 (1.10%) Apple
3 1 (1.10%) Telelogic
3 1 (1.10%) PTC
3 1 (1.10%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.10%) Altera
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