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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 121 84 124
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +40
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 20 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 1.51% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 3.78% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.08%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1097 926 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.32% 39.88% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 474 591
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 133
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
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 10 July 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
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -18 13 £388 +32.47% 36
Essex +1 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Embedded C
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 48 (100.00%) C
2 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
3 20 (41.67%) C++
4 19 (39.58%) Linux
5 17 (35.42%) Embedded C++
6 16 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (18.75%) Python
7 9 (18.75%) Electronics
7 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
10 6 (12.50%) Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
11 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 5 (10.42%) Java
12 4 (8.33%) C#
12 4 (8.33%) EMC
12 4 (8.33%) Intel
12 4 (8.33%) Scrum
12 4 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (8.33%) Automotive
12 4 (8.33%) Android
12 4 (8.33%) IEC 61508
13 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Firmware
13 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
13 3 (6.25%) GSM
13 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (2.08%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Wireless
1 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.25%) GSM
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) 3G
3 2 (4.17%) 2G
4 1 (2.08%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.08%) GPRS
4 1 (2.08%) 802.15
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (18.75%) Electronics
2 4 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) C Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Principle Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.17%) Android Development
5 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.08%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.08%) User Stories
6 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) TDD
6 1 (2.08%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) OOD
6 1 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C
2 20 (41.67%) C++
3 17 (35.42%) Embedded C++
4 9 (18.75%) Python
5 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
6 5 (10.42%) Java
7 4 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) EMC
1 4 (8.33%) Intel
2 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
2 2 (4.17%) Motorola
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