The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
England / North West
Rank - 157 149
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.069% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £270
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1035 1439 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.79% 37.49% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 909 687
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in the North West

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in the North West

Embedded C++
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C