The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Embedded C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.34% - 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year -2.28% +10.75%  

Embedded C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 184 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.40% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Embedded C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded C++ in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Robotics
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS

Embedded C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Python