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 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++
UK / England
Rank 557 564 546
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 20 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.099% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +15.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £41.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £44.65
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16977 18694 17912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.41% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 12877 11747
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 445 381
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 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
South West -5 9 - - 2
East of England -8 5 - - 5
South East +8 4 £375 +10.29% 12
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Embedded C++
UK

Embedded C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (71.67%) C
3 41 (68.33%) Embedded C
4 39 (65.00%) Software Engineering
5 27 (45.00%) Linux
6 14 (23.33%) Python
7 13 (21.67%) Firmware
8 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.00%) OO
9 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (15.00%) Electronics
11 7 (11.67%) UML
11 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (10.00%) Windows
12 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.33%) Wireless
13 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
14 4 (6.67%) Automotive
14 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
14 4 (6.67%) Scrum
14 4 (6.67%) Lua
15 3 (5.00%) ZigBee
15 3 (5.00%) Degree
15 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
15 3 (5.00%) Qt
15 3 (5.00%) RFID
15 3 (5.00%) VHDL

Embedded C++
Top Related 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 (1.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Wireless
3 3 (5.00%) 802.15
3 3 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.00%) RFID
3 3 (5.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.33%) DVB
4 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) RS-485
5 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.67%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.00%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Software Engineer
2 28 (46.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (43.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (18.33%) Developer
7 8 (13.33%) C++ Developer
8 7 (11.67%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
12 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (5.00%) Qt
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) GStreamer
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.00%) VHDL
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.33%) Robotics
4 2 (3.33%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) MPEG
5 1 (1.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) OO
3 7 (11.67%) UML
4 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Device Driver Development
6 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (3.33%) SDLC
6 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.33%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (1.67%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.67%) FPGA Design
7 1 (1.67%) Linux Kernel Development
7 1 (1.67%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (71.67%) C
3 41 (68.33%) Embedded C
4 14 (23.33%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) Lua
5 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Ada
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.67%) ISO26262
1 1 (1.67%) MISRA
1 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) IBM
1 2 (3.33%) Intel
2 1 (1.67%) Altera
2 1 (1.67%) EMC
2 1 (1.67%) Freescale
2 1 (1.67%) HP
2 1 (1.67%) Motorola
2 1 (1.67%) Renesas
2 1 (1.67%) Xilinx
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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