The median contractor rate for a Embedded C++ Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++ Engineer
UK
Rank 599 619 599
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Engineer 10 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.041% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.043% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Median daily rate £338 £420 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% +42.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £420 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £295
% change year-on-year -0.73% +15.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +3.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £44.50
% change year-on-year -8.00% +3.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Embedded C++ Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Engineer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +23 6 £350 -16.66% 20
Wales - 3 - - 2
South West -2 2 - - 2
South East +17 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 - - 7
Highlands - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 3
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1
Inverness - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Cambridge - 1 - - 4
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Embedded C++ Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded C++ Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
3 19 (67.86%) Embedded C++
4 18 (64.29%) C
5 14 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) UML
8 8 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (28.57%) OO
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
13 3 (10.71%) Windows
13 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
13 3 (10.71%) Lua
13 3 (10.71%) SDLC
14 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
14 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
14 2 (7.14%) Node.js
14 2 (7.14%) REST
14 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
14 2 (7.14%) HTML5
14 2 (7.14%) NoSQL

Embedded C++ Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (7.14%) DVB
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) 802.15
3 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) IGMP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) Profibus
3 1 (3.57%) RFID
3 1 (3.57%) RS-485
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
1 2 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.14%) Digital TV
2 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) MPEG
2 2 (7.14%) STB
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) OpenWrt
5 1 (3.57%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) UML
3 8 (28.57%) OO
3 8 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) Embedded C++
3 18 (64.29%) C
4 14 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.71%) Lua
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Pascal
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) EMC
1 1 (3.57%) QNX
1 1 (3.57%) Renesas
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago