Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 22 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
South West median daily rate £394 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £413
90th Percentile £416 £425 £445
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.06% +1.85% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £44.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -0.11%
10th Percentile £40.63 £41.25 £40.13
90th Percentile £49.38 £49.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.63%

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 2,417 1,916 2,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.54% 37.85% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,549 1,166 1,266
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.38% +1.97%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £263
90th Percentile £600 £556 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +2.11% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 78 146
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +0.60% -1.19%
10th Percentile £36.70 £26.60 £27.88
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +7.10%

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 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 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
Gloucestershire -8 13 £300 -25.00% 1
Dorset +10 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £394 -
Bristol - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire -48 1 - - 1
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 14 (63.64%) C
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
6 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) VHDL
9 5 (22.73%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) OpenCL
9 5 (22.73%) DevOps
10 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
10 4 (18.18%) Unix
10 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) Law
11 3 (13.64%) Qt
11 3 (13.64%) Yocto
12 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (9.09%) FreeRTOS
12 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (9.09%) Go
12 2 (9.09%) Docker

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Python Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) OpenCL
2 3 (13.64%) Qt
2 3 (13.64%) Yocto
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) VHDL
2 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (63.64%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Go
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.55%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Freescale