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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 106 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 19 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 1.51% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Median daily rate £300 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.50 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.19% -3.12%
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
957 1196 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.51% 38.13% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 715 808
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 51
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £24.40 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +34 15 £300 -23.80% 11
Hertfordshire +9 4 - -
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 31 (100.00%) C
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Bluetooth
5 7 (22.58%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Electronics
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
8 4 (12.90%) Simulink
8 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Python
10 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
10 2 (6.45%) Automotive
10 2 (6.45%) Validation
10 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
10 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
10 2 (6.45%) MISRA
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.23%) GCC
11 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (12.90%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Bluetooth
2 7 (22.58%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) GCC
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.23%) MPEG
1 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C
2 10 (32.26%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Atmel
1 1 (3.23%) Lauterbach