The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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++
England / East of England
Rank 123 115 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +16.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.25 £40.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £50.00 £44.00
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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 831 780 907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.74% 32.16% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 450 493
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in the East of England

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in the East of England

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +8 3 - - 5
Hertfordshire -10 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Embedded C++
England

Embedded C++
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
5 2 (28.57%) LabVIEW
5 2 (28.57%) Robotics
6 1 (14.29%) SQLite
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) Firmware
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel