The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C/C++ Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Rank 653 635 596
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Engineer 8 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.013% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £345 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +13.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +11.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +15.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C/C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 6 £345 -16.36% 17
South East +2 3 £345 -16.36% 2
Berkshire - 3 £345 -
London -4 2 £340 - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Wales - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
South West -3 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Embedded C/C++ Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded C/C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded C
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded C++
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) DVB
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) STB
6 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) SNMP
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) UPnP
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
8 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Digital TV

Embedded C/C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DVB
2 3 (20.00%) SNMP
2 3 (20.00%) UPnP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (6.67%) Qt
2 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (33.33%) STB
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Digital TV
4 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (13.33%) MPEG
5 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (6.67%) pSOS
4 1 (6.67%) ThreadX
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded C
2 11 (73.33%) Embedded C++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) iptables
1 1 (6.67%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Coverity
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