Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 January 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++
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 784 799
Rank change year-on-year -41 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 51 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.089% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 22
UK median daily rate £363 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +29.77% -6.43%
10th Percentile £307 £339 £300
90th Percentile £467 £550 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £440 £325
% change year-on-year -26.14% +35.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% -1.23%
10th Percentile £37.38 £36.05 £34.75
90th Percentile £49.58 £48.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year - +5.59% -1.83%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,225 39,668 41,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.10% 40.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,782 27,236 28,048
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £289 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 867 1,054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.56 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.20 £51.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Embedded C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C++ in the UK

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Embedded C++
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++ within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England -21 50 £363 -16.18% 65
UK excluding London -26 47 £325 -26.14% 66
East of England -1 21 £408 - 22
South East -34 11 £325 -40.91% 18
South West -9 7 £313 -28.98% 9
North of England +39 4 - - 6
London -32 4 £400 +11.89% 3
Yorkshire +18 3 - - 2
West Midlands +10 3 - - 4
Midlands +7 3 - - 7
North West +14 1 - - 4
Scotland -6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 51 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (74.51%) Software Engineering
3 33 (64.71%) C
3 33 (64.71%) Embedded C
4 26 (50.98%) Linux
5 14 (27.45%) Wireless
6 10 (19.61%) Electronics
7 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 9 (17.65%) Python
7 9 (17.65%) LTE
8 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (15.69%) UML
9 7 (13.73%) 3GPP
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) Device Driver
9 7 (13.73%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (13.73%) NAS
9 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
9 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Degree
10 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.80%) TDD
10 5 (9.80%) Automotive
10 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
11 4 (7.84%) Windows
11 4 (7.84%) MISRA
12 3 (5.88%) R
12 3 (5.88%) RS-232
12 3 (5.88%) Linux Kernel Development
12 3 (5.88%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture

Embedded C++
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:

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
1 2 (3.92%) Stateflow
1 2 (3.92%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Wireless
2 9 (17.65%) LTE
3 7 (13.73%) 3GPP
3 7 (13.73%) NAS
4 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
4 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.88%) RS-232
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) 3G
6 2 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.61%) Electronics
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Software Engineer
2 31 (60.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (49.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (31.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 14 (27.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (25.49%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (19.61%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (19.61%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (17.65%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (17.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 8 (15.69%) Developer
10 7 (13.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (11.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 6 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 6 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 5 (9.80%) Embedded Developer
12 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.92%) DirectCompute
2 2 (3.92%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.92%) Renderscript
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (1.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.92%) CUDA
3 2 (3.92%) GPGPU
3 2 (3.92%) STB
4 1 (1.96%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.96%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) UML
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) TDD
5 3 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Kernel Development
5 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.88%) Physics
5 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Statistics
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.96%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.96%) OOD
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (64.71%) C
2 33 (64.71%) Embedded C
3 9 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) R
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.96%) GLSL
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) MISRA
2 3 (5.88%) IEC 62304
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 3 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.96%) Atmel
2 1 (1.96%) Capita