The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 240 252 250
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 5 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +31.94%  
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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2624 3099 3269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.43% 33.61% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 2046 1883
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £18.90
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Embedded C++
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++ in the South East.

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

Embedded C++
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++ in the South East.

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

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey +8 2 £375 -15.73% 2
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded C++
England

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

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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) C
2 13 (86.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Firmware
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Electronics
6 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) DVB
6 3 (20.00%) RFID
6 3 (20.00%) 802.15
6 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
6 3 (20.00%) STB
6 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
7 2 (13.33%) VHDL
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) MPEG
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet

Embedded C++
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 3 (20.00%) 802.15
1 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (20.00%) DVB
1 3 (20.00%) RFID
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) GStreamer
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) STB
2 2 (13.33%) Digital TV
2 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (13.33%) MPEG
2 2 (13.33%) VHDL
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) C
2 13 (86.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Freescale
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