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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 105 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 23 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 1.23% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 3.06% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 15 £350 - 42
Hertfordshire +4 7 £375 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £338 -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 2
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (95.12%) C
2 32 (78.05%) Software Engineering
3 14 (34.15%) Wireless
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) ZigBee
5 10 (24.39%) Python
6 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
6 9 (21.95%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) 802.15
8 7 (17.07%) Electronics
9 6 (14.63%) ThreadX
9 6 (14.63%) 3G
10 5 (12.20%) Firmware
10 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) GPRS
10 5 (12.20%) GSM
11 4 (9.76%) JSON
11 4 (9.76%) Lua
11 4 (9.76%) LTE
11 4 (9.76%) RESTful
11 4 (9.76%) DNS
11 4 (9.76%) Bluetooth
11 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
12 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
12 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
12 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.32%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Wireless
2 13 (31.71%) ZigBee
3 8 (19.51%) 802.15
4 6 (14.63%) 3G
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) GPRS
5 5 (12.20%) GSM
6 4 (9.76%) LTE
6 4 (9.76%) DNS
6 4 (9.76%) Bluetooth
7 3 (7.32%) 2G
7 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.44%) UMTS
8 1 (2.44%) 2.5G
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.07%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineer
2 19 (46.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Principle Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Radio Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) JSON
1 4 (9.76%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Verilog
3 2 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.44%) ASIC
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) VHDL
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) ThreadX
3 2 (4.88%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Software Engineering
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) OOD
5 2 (4.88%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) C
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
3 9 (21.95%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Lua
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Xilinx
1 1 (2.44%) Altera
1 1 (2.44%) Synopsys
1 1 (2.44%) Actel
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £43 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago