The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 122 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 26 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 2.27% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 15
Average daily rate - £311 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £36.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.70 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1206 880 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.16% 38.77% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 479 660
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 79 116
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £27.48 £26.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
Embedded C
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -15 16 - - 16
Essex -10 9 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 4
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 50 (100.00%) C
2 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) C++
4 14 (28.00%) Embedded C++
5 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (22.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Assembly Language
8 9 (18.00%) Python
9 8 (16.00%) Wireless
10 7 (14.00%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (12.00%) Electronics
11 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 5 (10.00%) Intel
12 5 (10.00%) C#
12 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 5 (10.00%) Degree
13 4 (8.00%) Android
13 4 (8.00%) Java
13 4 (8.00%) Perl
13 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
14 3 (6.00%) Scrum
14 3 (6.00%) Automotive
14 3 (6.00%) Windows CE
14 3 (6.00%) MFC
14 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
14 3 (6.00%) Hitachi
14 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
14 3 (6.00%) Memory Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
General
1 6 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (44.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (28.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Embedded C Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) Android
5 3 (6.00%) Windows CE
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.00%) Scrum
4 3 (6.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (4.00%) Android Development
5 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C
2 16 (32.00%) C++
3 14 (28.00%) Embedded C++
4 10 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 9 (18.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Intel
2 3 (6.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (4.00%) Motorola
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