The median contractor rate for a Embedded C++ Software Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 628 619
Rank change year-on-year +53 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C++ Software Engineer 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £338 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +23.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £275
% change year-on-year -0.73% +23.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.75 £46.20 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £38.50 £43.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £46.72 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £46.20 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.30% +5.00%  

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
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 £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Top 19 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 27 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 +41 4 £350 +2.94% 18
Wales - 3 - - 2
South West -2 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 7
Highlands - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1
Inverness - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 5
Cambridge - 1 - - 4
Bath - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (76.19%) Embedded C++
4 13 (61.90%) C
5 11 (52.38%) Embedded C
6 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) UML
8 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (38.10%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
10 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) Lua
12 2 (9.52%) SDLC
12 2 (9.52%) C#
12 2 (9.52%) Scrum
12 2 (9.52%) VxWorks
12 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
13 1 (4.76%) JIRA
13 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
13 1 (4.76%) BusyBox
13 1 (4.76%) Profibus

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 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) 802.15
2 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) IGMP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Profibus
2 1 (4.76%) RFID
2 1 (4.76%) RS-485
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.76%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) Embedded C++
3 13 (61.90%) C
4 11 (52.38%) Embedded C
5 3 (14.29%) Lua
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Pascal
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) BusyBox
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) EMC
1 1 (4.76%) QNX
1 1 (4.76%) Renesas
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago