Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 801 802
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -23
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 44 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.078% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 23
England median daily rate £400 £418 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +34.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £322 £340 £280
90th Percentile £515 £550 £415
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 36
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +0.62%
10th Percentile £40.40 £35.75 £34.88
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -0.59% +8.28% -1.88%

Embedded C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39717 39095 40491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.23% 40.46% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28009 27097 27744
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 807 960
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.53 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Embedded C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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++
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
East of England 0 25 £395 - 7
South East -11 6 £320 -20.00% 6
South West -11 5 £400 -9.09% 2
London -21 3 £363 +6.62% 2
North of England +57 2 £400 - 7
Midlands +18 2 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +16 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands +21 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Embedded C++
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (77.27%) C
3 32 (72.73%) Embedded C
3 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 26 (59.09%) Linux
5 18 (40.91%) Wireless
6 14 (31.82%) Electronics
7 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
8 12 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (22.73%) Device Driver
10 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
11 9 (20.45%) LTE
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 8 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
13 7 (15.91%) Python
13 7 (15.91%) 3GPP
13 7 (15.91%) NAS
13 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (13.64%) R
14 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (11.36%) Bluetooth
15 5 (11.36%) Firmware
16 4 (9.09%) Windows
16 4 (9.09%) Scrum
17 3 (6.82%) Statistics

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Wireless
2 10 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (20.45%) LTE
4 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.91%) 3GPP
5 7 (15.91%) NAS
6 5 (11.36%) Bluetooth
7 2 (4.55%) 3G
7 2 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.55%) Buildbot
2 2 (4.55%) CMake
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (31.82%) Electronics
2 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Software Engineer
2 22 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (43.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (38.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (38.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 16 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (29.55%) C Software Engineer
6 13 (29.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (29.55%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) Embedded C Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 11 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 9 (20.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (18.18%) Developer
11 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
12 5 (11.36%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.55%) DirectCompute
2 2 (4.55%) Flash
2 2 (4.55%) OpenCL
2 2 (4.55%) Renderscript
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (2.27%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.73%) Device Driver
2 10 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.55%) CUDA
3 2 (4.55%) GPGPU
4 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
4 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.82%) Physics
7 3 (6.82%) Statistics
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) UML
9 1 (2.27%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (2.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.27%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (77.27%) C
3 32 (72.73%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.91%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) R
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) GLSL
7 1 (2.27%) Groovy
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) MISRA
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 62304
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.27%) JTAG
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 5 (11.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft