The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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++
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 585 606
Rank change year-on-year +30 +21  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 34 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.078% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £33.50 £34.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £44.40
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18075 19063 19563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.87% 39.11% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12426 13289 13299
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 412 396
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £15.85 £19.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £51.30 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in England

Embedded C++
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++ in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in England

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C++ in England

Embedded C++
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++ within the 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
South West +12 11 £425 - 2
South East +17 8 £385 +2.66% 5
East of England -4 5 £350 - 7
London -11 3 £400 +0.62% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West +23 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 2
Embedded C++
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (58.18%) C
3 30 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 28 (50.91%) Embedded C
5 24 (43.64%) Linux
6 15 (27.27%) OO
7 14 (25.45%) Python
7 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.64%) OOD
9 12 (21.82%) MATLAB
10 9 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (14.55%) Algorithms
12 7 (12.73%) SDLC
12 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (12.73%) Wireless
12 7 (12.73%) Electronics
13 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
13 6 (10.91%) UML
13 6 (10.91%) STL
13 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
14 5 (9.09%) Windows
14 5 (9.09%) Yocto
15 4 (7.27%) Data Acquisition
15 4 (7.27%) Scrum
15 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
15 4 (7.27%) MFC
15 4 (7.27%) MySQL
15 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell

Embedded C++
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Wireless
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) DVB
4 1 (1.82%) GPRS
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) UPnP
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (12.73%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Embedded Engineer
1 28 (50.91%) Software Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C++ Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Embedded Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.45%) Cryptography Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
12 2 (3.64%) Kernel Engineer
12 2 (3.64%) Kernel Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) STL
2 5 (9.09%) Yocto
3 4 (7.27%) MFC
3 4 (7.27%) Qt
4 3 (5.45%) DirectX
5 2 (3.64%) Flash
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) GStreamer
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Robotics
5 2 (3.64%) STB
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.82%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) MPEG
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (5.45%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) OO
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) OOD
5 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (12.73%) SDLC
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.45%) Use Case
9 3 (5.45%) User Stories
10 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (58.18%) C
3 28 (50.91%) Embedded C
4 14 (25.45%) Python
5 12 (21.82%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Lua
8 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) MISRA
2 2 (3.64%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.82%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) BusyBox
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) ILOG
2 2 (3.64%) Freescale
3 1 (1.82%) EMC