The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Rank 642 625 598
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer 6 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £375
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Top 9 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 £340 +36.00% 11
London - 3 £340 - 2
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
South East -8 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Embedded C/C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Embedded C
2 11 (78.57%) Embedded C++
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
8 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.14%) SNMP
8 1 (7.14%) Unix
8 1 (7.14%) IPv4
8 1 (7.14%) Intel
8 1 (7.14%) Shell Script

Embedded C/C++ Software 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 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) IPv4
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (7.14%) Qt
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.14%) Wayland
1 1 (7.14%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (7.14%) pSOS
3 1 (7.14%) ThreadX
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) Embedded C
2 11 (78.57%) Embedded C++
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
1 1 (7.14%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
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