The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C++
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.044% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 684 920 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.23% 34.15% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 553 451
Median daily rate £390 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £38.00 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Embedded C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Embedded C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C++ in the West Midlands

Embedded C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C++ in the West Midlands

Embedded C++
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Coventry - 1 - -
Embedded C++
England

Embedded C++
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded C++.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISO26262
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink

Embedded C++
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Simulink
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware