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 3 months to 29 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.

Embedded C++
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 120 144
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 8 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.10 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +3.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £46.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1023 1108 1166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.67% 38.13% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 660 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 111 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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

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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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 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
Gloucestershire +2 6 - - 1
Wiltshire -1 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) C
4 13 (46.43%) Embedded C
5 11 (39.29%) OO
6 10 (35.71%) Python
7 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Firmware
11 4 (14.29%) Lua
12 2 (7.14%) Electronics
12 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
12 2 (7.14%) Windows
12 2 (7.14%) BusyBox
12 2 (7.14%) OpenWrt
12 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Degree
13 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
13 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (3.57%) Xilinx
13 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
13 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
13 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (3.57%) Renesas

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 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.57%) Verilog
2 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) OpenWrt
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) UML
4 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design
6 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.57%) Power Management
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) C
3 13 (46.43%) Embedded C
4 10 (35.71%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Lua
6 1 (3.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Altera
1 1 (3.57%) EMC
1 1 (3.57%) IBM
1 1 (3.57%) Motorola
1 1 (3.57%) Renesas
1 1 (3.57%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Dyson
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago