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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C++
Rank 550 570 526
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -44
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 62 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £32.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
20946 20194 17458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 37.55% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 13193 10717
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 479 627
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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++
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 May 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 May 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 +11 50 £345 +9.52% 40
South East +4 22 £339 +5.85% 11
East of England +10 10 £345 - 10
Scotland +8 7 £315 +5.00%
London -4 7 £350 - 3
Berkshire - 7 - - 4
South West +14 5 - - 8
Essex +3 5 - - 1
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £345 - 6
Hampshire -5 4 £338 -11.18% 3
Oxfordshire -20 4 £340 +10.56%
Cambridge - 4 £345 - 5
Oxford -10 3 £340 +17.24%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Halifax - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Lothian -2 2 £315 +5.00%
North West - 2 £300 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - - 4
Reading - 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +14 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 4
City of London - 1 £360 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 97 (100.00%) C++
2 72 (74.23%) C
3 67 (69.07%) Embedded C
4 66 (68.04%) Software Engineering
5 49 (50.52%) Linux
6 24 (24.74%) Windows
7 16 (16.49%) Electronics
8 15 (15.46%) OO
8 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
9 11 (11.34%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
10 10 (10.31%) UML
10 10 (10.31%) Python
11 9 (9.28%) OOD
11 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
11 9 (9.28%) Wireless
11 9 (9.28%) Device Driver
11 9 (9.28%) Embedded Software Development
12 8 (8.25%) GSM
12 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
13 7 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (7.22%) Firmware
13 7 (7.22%) 3G
13 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
13 7 (7.22%) LTE
13 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (6.19%) Automotive
14 6 (6.19%) HTML
14 6 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (5.15%) 4G

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.28%) Wireless
2 8 (8.25%) GSM
3 7 (7.22%) 3G
3 7 (7.22%) LTE
3 7 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.15%) WiMAX
4 5 (5.15%) 4G
4 5 (5.15%) IPv4
4 5 (5.15%) IPv6
4 5 (5.15%) UMTS
5 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.12%) DVB
6 3 (3.09%) Bluetooth
6 3 (3.09%) GPRS
7 2 (2.06%) 2G
7 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) ASN.1
8 1 (1.03%) PSTN
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQLite
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.03%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.03%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 16 (16.49%) Electronics
2 6 (6.19%) Automotive
3 4 (4.12%) Avionics
4 3 (3.09%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Finance
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Software Engineer
2 32 (32.99%) Developer
3 29 (29.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) C++ Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Embedded Software Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) GUI Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) C Developer
11 3 (3.09%) C Software Engineer
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded C Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) HTML
2 4 (4.12%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.06%) DirectX
4 1 (1.03%) STL
4 1 (1.03%) Flash
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) JNI
4 1 (1.03%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.03%) CSS3
4 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Device Driver
2 6 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.06%) MPEG
4 2 (2.06%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.06%) VHDL
4 2 (2.06%) Verilog
4 2 (2.06%) Mechatronics
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.03%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) STB
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Linux
2 24 (24.74%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows CE
5 4 (4.12%) VxWorks
6 3 (3.09%) Android
7 2 (2.06%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.03%) UNIX
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (68.04%) Software Engineering
2 15 (15.46%) OO
2 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
3 10 (10.31%) UML
4 9 (9.28%) OOD
4 9 (9.28%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.09%) TDD
6 3 (3.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.06%) DRM
7 2 (2.06%) Scrum
7 2 (2.06%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.03%) Analytics
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.03%) Android Development
8 1 (1.03%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.03%) Line Management
8 1 (1.03%) Linux Kernel Development
8 1 (1.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C++
2 72 (74.23%) C
3 67 (69.07%) Embedded C
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.15%) Java
7 4 (4.12%) VB
7 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.06%) SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) VC++
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.06%) Facebook
1 2 (2.06%) Twitter
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Apple
2 1 (1.03%) Google
2 1 (1.03%) Atmel
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