Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Embedded C++
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 175 210
Rank change year-on-year -27 +35 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 6 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 1.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 0
South West median daily rate £338 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.30% - -
England median daily rate £388 £418 £310
% change year-on-year -7.19% +34.68% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.29% +5.42% -3.49%
10th Percentile £38.10 £39.70 £35.50
90th Percentile £43.30 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +0.62%

Embedded C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2148 2322 2536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.96% 40.60% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1506 1687
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 139 171
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% +12.38%
10th Percentile £17.80 £19.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.25 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Embedded C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ in the South West

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

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

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

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C++ in the South West

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

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

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

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -4 2 - -
Gloucestershire +5 1 - -
Dorset +3 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £275 - 2
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) LTE
5 2 (33.33%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Firmware
6 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (16.67%) Yocto
6 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (16.67%) TDD

Embedded C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Kernel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Kernel Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware