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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 616 578
Rank change year-on-year +53 -38  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 37 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +23.27% +6.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 17
Median hourly rate £39.50 £46.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +15.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.90 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% +15.50%  

Embedded C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19251 21327 20829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.54% 38.15% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 14646 13547
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 470 438
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Embedded C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Embedded C++
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 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 +45 32 £413 -1.78% 23
South West +2 13 £428 +42.50% 1
Gloucestershire +9 12 £428 -
South East +19 9 £385 -1.84% 5
Surrey +10 5 £385 -13.48% 1
Redhill -13 4 £385 -13.48%
London +21 3 £400 -4.76% 3
East Midlands - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 £430 -
Tewkesbury 0 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
West Sussex +10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - - 5
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
East of England -8 1 - - 6
City of London -10 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 5
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £430 -
Staines - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £430 -
Cardiff - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 71 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
3 46 (64.79%) C
4 43 (60.56%) Embedded C
5 26 (36.62%) Linux
6 19 (26.76%) OO
7 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (18.31%) Python
9 12 (16.90%) UML
10 11 (15.49%) Wireless
10 11 (15.49%) MATLAB
10 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
12 9 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) Algorithms
13 8 (11.27%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (11.27%) OOD
13 8 (11.27%) Firmware
14 7 (9.86%) Electronics
14 7 (9.86%) Cryptography
14 7 (9.86%) SDLC
15 6 (8.45%) Scrum
16 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
16 5 (7.04%) Degree
16 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
17 4 (5.63%) ZigBee
17 4 (5.63%) Lua
17 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
17 4 (5.63%) Qt

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 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Wireless
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) ZigBee
4 3 (4.23%) 802.15
4 3 (4.23%) Bluetooth
4 3 (4.23%) DVB
4 3 (4.23%) RFID
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) DECT
6 1 (1.41%) GPRS
6 1 (1.41%) RS-485
6 1 (1.41%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.86%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Software Engineer
2 39 (54.93%) Embedded Engineer
3 36 (50.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (29.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 19 (26.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (26.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (21.13%) Developer
7 14 (19.72%) C++ Developer
8 9 (12.68%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Embedded Developer
8 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (11.27%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.04%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) MFC
1 4 (5.63%) Qt
2 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.23%) DirectX
2 3 (4.23%) STL
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) HTML5
3 2 (2.82%) Node.js
3 2 (2.82%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.41%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.63%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) STB
5 2 (2.82%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.82%) MPEG
5 2 (2.82%) Robotics
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Verilog
6 1 (1.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) OpenWrt
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) HPUX
6 1 (1.41%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) OO
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) UML
5 9 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (11.27%) OOD
7 7 (9.86%) Cryptography
7 7 (9.86%) SDLC
8 6 (8.45%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.63%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (4.23%) Data Acquisition
10 3 (4.23%) Use Case
10 3 (4.23%) User Stories
10 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (2.82%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.82%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 46 (64.79%) C
3 43 (60.56%) Embedded C
4 13 (18.31%) Python
5 11 (15.49%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.63%) Lua
7 3 (4.23%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Ada
8 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.41%) ISO26262
1 1 (1.41%) MISRA
1 1 (1.41%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Firmware
2 2 (2.82%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) ILOG
2 2 (2.82%) Freescale
2 2 (2.82%) Intel
3 1 (1.41%) Altera
3 1 (1.41%) EMC
3 1 (1.41%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) Xilinx
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