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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.97% - 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +15.50%  

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 156 161 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.65% 40.05% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 86
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in Cambridge

Embedded C++
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Embedded C++
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Python