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 26 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++
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 126 144
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.78 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.32% +16.06%  
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 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 936 872 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.22% 34.89% 35.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 511 645
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 - 4 £350 - 6
Essex -16 1 - -
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (30.00%) VxWorks
3 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Robotics
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Home Automation
5 1 (10.00%) MISRA
5 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Smart Home
5 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

Embedded C++
Co-occurring 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 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Robotics
2 1 (10.00%) Home Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 3 (30.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA