The median contractor rate for an Embedded C++ Software Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 637 635
Rank change year-on-year +46 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 - £40.00

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ Software Engineer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C++ Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Top 12 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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +54 9 £425 +25.00% 9
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 -
South West - 4 £425 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 6
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 6
Scotland +45 1 £250 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £250 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 5
Leeds - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Embedded C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Embedded C++ Software 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
3 15 (83.33%) C
4 13 (72.22%) Embedded C++
5 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
6 7 (38.89%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) OOD
9 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
10 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
10 3 (16.67%) Electronics
10 3 (16.67%) UML
10 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (16.67%) C#
11 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 2 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (5.56%) Profibus
12 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
12 1 (5.56%) SDLC
12 1 (5.56%) API Development
12 1 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi

Embedded C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Profibus
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) API Development
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) C
3 13 (72.22%) Embedded C++
4 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
5 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Lua
7 1 (5.56%) Pascal
7 1 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA