Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Embedded C++ Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 793 815
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 30 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.039% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 17
England median daily rate £413 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £316 £329 £300
90th Percentile £450 £445 £360
UK median daily rate £413 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +14.58% +9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 7
England median hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +30.77% -17.72%
10th Percentile £41.00 £38.35 £30.95
90th Percentile £50.36 £47.50 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +12.94% +30.77% -17.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,421 85,327 94,319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.78% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,646 56,201 61,003
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,910 3,601
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

Embedded C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in England

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -11 13 - - 8
East of England 0 10 £375 - 14
London -35 3 £425 +25.00% 6
North of England +35 2 - - 6
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 5
Midlands +5 1 £270 -25.00%
West Midlands +4 1 £270 -25.00%
South West -6 1 £400 -9.09% 1
North East - 1 - -
Embedded C++ Engineer
UK

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Embedded C++ Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 19 (63.33%) Linux
4 17 (56.67%) Embedded C++
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) C
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) UML
9 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (20.00%) Electronics
10 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) Python
11 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.33%) IEC 62304
12 3 (10.00%) R
12 3 (10.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 3 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
12 3 (10.00%) Linux Kernel Development
12 3 (10.00%) Degree
12 3 (10.00%) Statistics
12 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
12 3 (10.00%) Physics
12 3 (10.00%) TDD

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) GCC
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Kernel Development
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) Physics
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Statistics
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) Embedded C++
3 10 (33.33%) C
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) R
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Capita