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 27 June 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++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C++ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% - 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year -2.28% +10.75%  

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 664 995 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 32.12% 32.82% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 637 464
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 36
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +0.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

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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 27 June 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
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Embedded C++
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 2 (100.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink

Embedded C++
Co-occurring 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
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
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 2 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 2 (100.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C