The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 111 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 1.13% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 798 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.86% 31.22% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 445 420
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 14
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.54 £44.00 £39.75
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 in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C++
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C++ across the West Midlands region.

Embedded C++ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ across the West Midlands region.

Embedded C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C++
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) CANoe
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Simulink
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) MKS

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) CANoe
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) MKS
1 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu