Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 808 778
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30 +47
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 63 85 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.077% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 35
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% -3.13%
10th Percentile £316 £309 £281
90th Percentile £445 £441 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +12.14% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 36
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £38.05 £33.95 £33.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% +6.67%

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 39610 42579 42705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.66% 38.70% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27147 29186 28205
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 917 880
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.27 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 24 July 2017.

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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C++ over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Embedded C++
Top 15 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 24 July 2017. 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
UK excluding London +55 59 £393 +12.14% 24
England +47 57 £400 +6.67% 23
South West -2 18 £425 +41.67%
South East +13 13 £380 +1.33% 4
East of England -4 11 £350 - 16
Midlands - 6 £475 -
North of England +71 4 £400 - 2
London +14 4 £400 -4.76% 1
East Midlands - 4 £550 -
Scotland +37 3 £325 +1.56%
Wales -2 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
North West +29 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (68.25%) C
3 38 (60.32%) Embedded C
4 36 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 27 (42.86%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) OO
7 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) Python
9 13 (20.63%) OOD
9 13 (20.63%) Wireless
9 13 (20.63%) Electronics
9 13 (20.63%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (17.46%) Device Driver
11 9 (14.29%) SDLC
11 9 (14.29%) Degree
11 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
11 9 (14.29%) UML
12 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (12.70%) Algorithms
13 7 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (9.52%) STL
14 6 (9.52%) Windows
14 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.52%) Firmware
14 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared

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 (1.59%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Wireless
2 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.17%) DVB
6 1 (1.59%) DECT
6 1 (1.59%) GPRS
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) RS-485
6 1 (1.59%) UPnP
6 1 (1.59%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.17%) Buildbot
3 2 (3.17%) CMake
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (20.63%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Embedded Engineer
1 34 (53.97%) Software Engineer
2 29 (46.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (30.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 17 (26.98%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (26.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (25.40%) Developer
6 14 (22.22%) C++ Developer
7 10 (15.87%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 10 (15.87%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (12.70%) Embedded Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) STL
2 5 (7.94%) Yocto
3 4 (6.35%) MFC
4 3 (4.76%) DirectX
4 3 (4.76%) Qt
5 2 (3.17%) Flash
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Device Driver
2 8 (12.70%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.70%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.17%) STB
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.59%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.59%) MPEG
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) OO
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.63%) OOD
5 9 (14.29%) SDLC
5 9 (14.29%) UML
6 7 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.52%) Cryptography
7 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.94%) Device Driver Development
8 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.35%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (6.35%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.76%) Open Source
10 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (68.25%) C
3 38 (60.32%) Embedded C
4 14 (22.22%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) R
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) MISRA
2 2 (3.17%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 26262
2 2 (3.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.59%) JTAG
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Firmware
2 5 (7.94%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) ILOG
2 1 (1.59%) EMC
2 1 (1.59%) Freescale
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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