The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 540 569 535
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 77 68 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 32
Median daily rate £358 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £406 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £37.50 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Embedded C
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20109 20283 19474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.10% 38.62% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13935 13969 12813
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 472 389
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.94 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the England region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded C
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram in England

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the England region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +4 22 £550 +50.68% 12
East of England +11 17 - - 12
South West +23 15 £550 - 5
West Midlands -9 11 £338 +22.72% 3
London +9 6 £349 +16.25% 6
Yorkshire +19 5 - - 2
North West +4 1 - - 1
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 133 (95.68%) C
2 82 (58.99%) Software Engineering
3 58 (41.73%) C++
4 48 (34.53%) Embedded C++
5 31 (22.30%) MISRA
6 29 (20.86%) Linux
7 24 (17.27%) Automotive
8 19 (13.67%) Bluetooth
9 17 (12.23%) Wireless
10 16 (11.51%) Electronics
10 16 (11.51%) C#
11 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (10.79%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (10.07%) Device Driver
12 14 (10.07%) Degree
13 13 (9.35%) Aerospace
14 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
14 12 (8.63%) STB
15 11 (7.91%) Multithreading
15 11 (7.91%) ClearCase
16 10 (7.19%) Assembly Language
16 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
16 10 (7.19%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (7.19%) TDD
16 10 (7.19%) MISRA C
17 9 (6.47%) DO-178B
17 9 (6.47%) Scrum
17 9 (6.47%) DVB
17 9 (6.47%) Firmware
17 9 (6.47%) Simulink

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (6.47%) Simulink
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.72%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.67%) Bluetooth
2 17 (12.23%) Wireless
3 9 (6.47%) DVB
4 5 (3.60%) HTTP
5 4 (2.88%) RS-232
5 4 (2.88%) UPnP
5 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.88%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.16%) AMQP
6 3 (2.16%) Internet
6 3 (2.16%) MQTT
7 2 (1.44%) 3G
7 2 (1.44%) RS-422
8 1 (0.72%) 4G
8 1 (0.72%) 802.15
8 1 (0.72%) Modbus
8 1 (0.72%) Node B
8 1 (0.72%) RFID
8 1 (0.72%) RS-485
8 1 (0.72%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.88%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.44%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) GCC
5 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (17.27%) Automotive
2 16 (11.51%) Electronics
3 13 (9.35%) Aerospace
4 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.88%) Avionics
6 3 (2.16%) Military
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.72%) Finance
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.32%) Embedded Engineer
1 63 (45.32%) Software Engineer
2 48 (34.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 32 (23.02%) Developer
4 24 (17.27%) Embedded Developer
5 21 (15.11%) Embedded C Engineer
6 16 (11.51%) C Software Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) C++ Developer
7 14 (10.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 12 (8.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Software Developer
11 10 (7.19%) C Developer
11 10 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (7.19%) Embedded C Developer
11 10 (7.19%) Embedded Software Developer
12 9 (6.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) C/C++ Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 4 (2.88%) .NET
2 4 (2.88%) HTML5
2 4 (2.88%) Node.js
2 4 (2.88%) REST
3 3 (2.16%) Middleware
4 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.72%) Ajax
5 1 (0.72%) CSS
5 1 (0.72%) jQuery
5 1 (0.72%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.72%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (10.07%) Device Driver
3 12 (8.63%) STB
4 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.76%) Digital TV
6 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.60%) MPEG
8 3 (2.16%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.72%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.72%) Robotics
10 1 (0.72%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Linux
2 10 (7.19%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (4.32%) VxWorks
4 5 (3.60%) Windows
5 4 (2.88%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.44%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.99%) Software Engineering
2 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.91%) Multithreading
4 10 (7.19%) TDD
5 9 (6.47%) Scrum
6 7 (5.04%) UML
7 6 (4.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.60%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.60%) Project Management
9 4 (2.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (2.88%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (2.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.88%) Refactoring
9 4 (2.88%) SOA
9 4 (2.88%) Software Architecture
9 4 (2.88%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.16%) SDLC
10 3 (2.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 133 (95.68%) C
2 58 (41.73%) C++
3 48 (34.53%) Embedded C++
4 16 (11.51%) C#
5 10 (7.19%) Assembly Language
6 8 (5.76%) Python
7 7 (5.04%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.88%) SQL
9 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.44%) Ada
10 2 (1.44%) Java
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.30%) MISRA
2 10 (7.19%) MISRA C
3 9 (6.47%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.44%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.72%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.72%) HL7
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.72%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.72%) ISO26262
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.16%) IBM
2 2 (1.44%) Atmel
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.44%) Perforce
3 1 (0.72%) EMC
3 1 (0.72%) Freescale
3 1 (0.72%) Renesas
3 1 (0.72%) Twitter
3 1 (0.72%) Wind River
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago