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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 102 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 24 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.91% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 2.60% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £339 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 22
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
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
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +9 16 £400 +14.28% 16
Hertfordshire +7 7 £278 -25.92% 2
Essex - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (91.84%) C
2 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.98%) C++
4 21 (42.86%) Linux
5 14 (28.57%) Embedded C++
6 12 (24.49%) Wireless
7 11 (22.45%) Python
8 10 (20.41%) MATLAB
9 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
9 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
9 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
10 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
10 7 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (14.29%) Signal Processing
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (12.24%) ZigBee
12 5 (10.20%) FreeBSD
13 4 (8.16%) Ember.js
13 4 (8.16%) Windows
13 4 (8.16%) OpenBSD
13 4 (8.16%) NetBSD
14 3 (6.12%) Electronics
14 3 (6.12%) Automotive
14 3 (6.12%) Simulink
14 3 (6.12%) Firmware
14 3 (6.12%) LabWindows
14 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
14 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (6.12%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (6.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Wireless
2 6 (12.24%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.04%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Hudson
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
1 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Software Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Audio DSP Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Audio Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Audio Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) DSP Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) NumPy
2 1 (2.04%) OpenCL
2 1 (2.04%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.04%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
1 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
1 8 (16.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) CUDA
3 1 (2.04%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.20%) FreeBSD
4 4 (8.16%) NetBSD
4 4 (8.16%) OpenBSD
4 4 (8.16%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 7 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) C
2 24 (48.98%) C++
3 14 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 11 (22.45%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.08%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) MISRA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Twitter
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago