The median contractor rate for a Embedded C++ Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Engineer
England / South East
Rank 244 255 261
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.098% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.10% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £340 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £295
% change year-on-year -0.73% +15.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £44.50
% change year-on-year -8.00% +3.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Embedded C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the South East

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the South East

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the South East

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Embedded C++ Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
4 2 (40.00%) DVB
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) MPEG
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) STB
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) IGMP

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (40.00%) DVB
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IGMP
2 1 (20.00%) RFID
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) QNX