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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
England / East of England
Rank 84 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 38 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 2.86% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £330 £278 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% -16.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.60 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
866 839 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.47% 35.75% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 497 539
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 84 61
Median hourly rate £40.25 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.78 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +20 35 £330 +10.00% 19
Essex -2 2 - -
Hertfordshire -10 1 - -
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 53 (98.15%) C
2 46 (85.19%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) Degree
4 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 15 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.37%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) Wireless
7 9 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (16.67%) Python
7 9 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 7 (12.96%) Bluetooth
9 5 (9.26%) C#
9 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
10 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (7.41%) Unix
10 4 (7.41%) VxWorks
10 4 (7.41%) ZigBee
10 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.41%) Signal Processing
11 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
11 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (5.56%) High Availability
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.56%) Simulink
11 3 (5.56%) Electronics

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 3 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Wireless
2 7 (12.96%) Bluetooth
3 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.41%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) GCC
2 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (53.70%) Software Engineer
3 26 (48.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (35.19%) Embedded C Engineer
5 15 (27.78%) Developer
6 14 (25.93%) C Software Engineer
6 14 (25.93%) Embedded Developer
7 12 (22.22%) C Developer
7 12 (22.22%) Embedded C Developer
7 12 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Audio Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Audio Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.85%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) VxWorks
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.85%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 4 (7.41%) Signal Processing
4 3 (5.56%) High Availability
4 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
4 3 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.85%) OO
5 1 (1.85%) UML
5 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) C
2 11 (20.37%) C++
3 9 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 9 (16.67%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) C#
4 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
5 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) MISRA
1 1 (1.85%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Atmel
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