Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 189 172
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17 +42
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 23 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.11% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.28% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
South West median daily rate £388 £313 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -28.98% -
10th Percentile £305 £271 £362
90th Percentile £416 £444 £550
England median daily rate £373 £388 £413
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.06% +33.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £40.63 £37.80 £40.40
90th Percentile £49.38 £41.40 £47.50
England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.18% +4.29%

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 2,582 2,122 2,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.18% 38.25% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,666 1,300 1,480
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 97 146
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £16.75 £20.88
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.23 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.57% +2.89% +3.67%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Somerset - 8 £388 -
Wiltshire -18 7 £313 - 6
Dorset +4 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 4
Bristol -9 1 - - 4
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
6 8 (34.78%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) Device Driver
7 7 (30.43%) Security Management
7 7 (30.43%) Go
7 7 (30.43%) Docker
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
10 3 (13.04%) UML
11 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (8.70%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
12 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
12 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (4.35%) MISRA
12 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
12 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity

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 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (47.83%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 11 (47.83%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (43.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (30.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (30.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) Python Engineer
9 4 (17.39%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (13.04%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
10 3 (13.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Qt
1 1 (4.35%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) Security Management
3 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C
3 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
4 8 (34.78%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker