Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 191 196
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 28 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.53% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
South West median daily rate £313 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% -22.73% -
England median daily rate £372 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.13% +6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £41.25 £39.00 £33.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.38
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 2,413 2,065 2,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.90% 37.49% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,501 1,265 1,531
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -4.83%
10th Percentile £290 £270 £263
90th Percentile £563 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 106 153
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +4.56% +1.91%
10th Percentile £26.70 £19.38 £21.59
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Wiltshire - 11 £313 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 - - 1
Dorset +3 4 - - 2
Somerset - 4 £388 - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 28 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (82.14%) C
3 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 19 (67.86%) Embedded C
5 17 (60.71%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) SDLC
7 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Aerospace
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Unix
9 7 (25.00%) UML
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) Python
10 6 (21.43%) OOD
10 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
12 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (10.71%) Go
13 3 (10.71%) Docker
13 3 (10.71%) Degree
13 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
13 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (10.71%) STL
13 3 (10.71%) Security Management
13 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
13 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
14 2 (7.14%) FreeRTOS

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%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (53.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 7 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (21.43%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) STL
2 1 (3.57%) Qt
2 1 (3.57%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
1 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Warfare
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) SDLC
3 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) UML
6 6 (21.43%) OO
6 6 (21.43%) OOD
7 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.71%) Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.57%) Data Encryption
10 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
10 1 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
10 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (82.14%) C
3 19 (67.86%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DO-160
1 1 (3.57%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker