The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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++
England / London
Rank - 413 403
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.064% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8850 9343 8742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.48% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6573 7006 6334
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +35.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.51 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in London

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in London

Embedded C++
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Embedded Compact

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C