The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 121 128 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 21 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.47% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Average hourly rate £40.75 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £39.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Embedded C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1199 1289 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.39% 40.96% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 809 478
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 50 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the East of England region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the East of England region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £394 +5.00% 14
Essex 0 6 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 £300 - 2
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C.

1 42 (100.00%) C
2 19 (45.24%) C++
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) Embedded C++
5 11 (26.19%) Wireless
6 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (14.29%) Electronics
7 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
8 5 (11.90%) Automotive
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) Firmware
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (11.90%) ZigBee
8 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (9.52%) Ember.js
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) LTE
10 3 (7.14%) SQLite
10 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
10 3 (7.14%) SQL
10 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.76%) HSDPA
11 2 (4.76%) HTML
11 2 (4.76%) VC++
11 2 (4.76%) MS Excel

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Wireless
2 5 (11.90%) ZigBee
3 3 (7.14%) LTE
4 2 (4.76%) HSDPA
4 2 (4.76%) GSM
4 2 (4.76%) 3GPP
4 2 (4.76%) WLAN
4 2 (4.76%) WCDMA
4 2 (4.76%) HSUPA
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) IPv4
5 1 (2.38%) IPv6
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) 802.11
5 1 (2.38%) Telnet
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Redmine
3 1 (2.38%) Trac
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (11.90%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Software Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Ada Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Ember.js
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) CGI
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) VHDL
4 1 (2.38%) Verilog
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Validation
5 1 (2.38%) Scrum
5 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.38%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C
2 19 (45.24%) C++
3 15 (35.71%) Embedded C++
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) VC++
6 2 (4.76%) Ada
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Atmel
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