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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 129 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 16 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.38% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
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£334 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.19% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
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
1262 1017 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.89% 42.09% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 522 627
Average daily rate £363 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 100 100
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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
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 21 October 2014. 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 +8 14 £334 +19.19% 26
Essex -17 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -19 1 - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 2
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) C
2 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) ZigBee
4 15 (41.67%) C++
5 14 (38.89%) Embedded C++
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) Python
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
9 9 (25.00%) Electronics
10 8 (22.22%) Wireless
10 8 (22.22%) Scrum
11 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (19.44%) 802.15
11 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
11 7 (19.44%) GSM
12 6 (16.67%) 3G
12 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
13 5 (13.89%) 2G
13 5 (13.89%) Firmware
14 4 (11.11%) EMC
14 4 (11.11%) GPRS
14 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
14 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (11.11%) IEC 61508
15 3 (8.33%) TDD
15 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
16 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
16 2 (5.56%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 17 (47.22%) ZigBee
2 8 (22.22%) Wireless
3 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
3 7 (19.44%) GSM
3 7 (19.44%) 802.15
4 6 (16.67%) 3G
5 5 (13.89%) 2G
6 4 (11.11%) GPRS
7 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.56%) LTE
8 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
9 1 (2.78%) 2.5G
9 1 (2.78%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Principle Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) DSP Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) OOD
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C
2 15 (41.67%) C++
3 14 (38.89%) Embedded C++
4 11 (30.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) EMC
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