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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 494 514 507
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 108 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 9
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £393 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 35
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.70 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £43.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
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
18275 17782 16630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.90% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12559 11962 10613
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 414 452
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the England region over the 3 months to 8 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
South East +40 57 £339 -3.21% 20
East of England +3 23 £400 +14.28% 20
South West -2 11 - - 7
Yorkshire -7 9 - - 6
London +5 2 £310 - 3
West Midlands -10 2 - - 7
East Midlands -9 1 - - 3
North West -20 1 - - 6
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 171 (88.60%) C
2 109 (56.48%) Software Engineering
3 76 (39.38%) C++
4 67 (34.72%) Linux
5 51 (26.42%) Embedded C++
6 33 (17.10%) Wireless
7 30 (15.54%) Telecoms
8 27 (13.99%) Electronics
9 25 (12.95%) ClearCase
9 25 (12.95%) Multithreading
10 22 (11.40%) DTV
11 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.88%) Automotive
12 20 (10.36%) Firmware
13 19 (9.84%) Device Driver
14 18 (9.33%) MATLAB
15 16 (8.29%) Embedded Linux
15 16 (8.29%) ZigBee
16 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
16 15 (7.77%) MISRA
17 14 (7.25%) Software Architecture
17 14 (7.25%) Python
18 13 (6.74%) SQL
18 13 (6.74%) STB
19 12 (6.22%) Scrum
19 12 (6.22%) Aerospace
19 12 (6.22%) SOA
19 12 (6.22%) DVB
19 12 (6.22%) Embedded Systems
20 10 (5.18%) Continuous Integration

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.07%) Node.js
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Simulink
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
2 1 (0.52%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.52%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) LabWindows
1 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.10%) Wireless
2 16 (8.29%) ZigBee
3 12 (6.22%) DVB
4 9 (4.66%) Bluetooth
5 7 (3.63%) Ethernet
5 7 (3.63%) Internet
6 6 (3.11%) 3G
6 6 (3.11%) LTE
6 6 (3.11%) Modbus
6 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.07%) HTTP
7 4 (2.07%) UPnP
7 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.55%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.55%) GSM
8 3 (1.55%) PPP
9 2 (1.04%) 4G
9 2 (1.04%) RS-232
10 1 (0.52%) Broadband
10 1 (0.52%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) ClearCase
2 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.15%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.59%) Hudson
5 5 (2.59%) Subversion
6 3 (1.55%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.52%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.52%) PVCS
8 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (15.54%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.99%) Electronics
3 21 (10.88%) Automotive
4 12 (6.22%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Avionics
6 4 (2.07%) Finance
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (52.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 93 (48.19%) Software Engineer
3 73 (37.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (18.65%) Developer
5 32 (16.58%) Embedded C Engineer
6 30 (15.54%) Embedded Developer
7 27 (13.99%) C Software Engineer
8 26 (13.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 23 (11.92%) Software Developer
10 22 (11.40%) Embedded Software Developer
11 14 (7.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (6.22%) C Developer
12 12 (6.22%) Embedded C Developer
13 11 (5.70%) DSP Engineer
13 11 (5.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 10 (5.18%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 9 (4.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 9 (4.66%) C++ Software Engineer
16 8 (4.15%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 8 (4.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) HTML
1 7 (3.63%) HTML5
1 7 (3.63%) Qt
2 5 (2.59%) Ember.js
3 4 (2.07%) .NET
3 4 (2.07%) OpenGL
3 4 (2.07%) REST
4 3 (1.55%) CSS
4 3 (1.55%) DOM
4 3 (1.55%) GStreamer
4 3 (1.55%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (1.55%) QML
4 3 (1.55%) WebKit
5 1 (0.52%) NumPy
5 1 (0.52%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.52%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) DTV
2 19 (9.84%) Device Driver
3 13 (6.74%) STB
4 12 (6.22%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.15%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.63%) VHDL
8 6 (3.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (2.59%) CAN bus
10 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.07%) MPEG
10 4 (2.07%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.55%) IPTV
11 3 (1.55%) MHEG
11 3 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (1.04%) CPLD
12 2 (1.04%) Home Automation
13 1 (0.52%) EMV
13 1 (0.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.72%) Linux
2 16 (8.29%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.11%) FreeBSD
3 6 (3.11%) Windows
4 5 (2.59%) NetBSD
4 5 (2.59%) OpenBSD
5 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.55%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.04%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.04%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (56.48%) Software Engineering
2 25 (12.95%) Multithreading
3 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.25%) Software Architecture
5 12 (6.22%) Scrum
5 12 (6.22%) SOA
6 10 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (5.18%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (5.18%) Signal Processing
7 9 (4.66%) Digital Signal Processing
8 8 (4.15%) Project Management
9 7 (3.63%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.63%) Machine Learning
10 6 (3.11%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (3.11%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.59%) TDD
12 4 (2.07%) Change Management
12 4 (2.07%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.07%) User Stories
12 4 (2.07%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 171 (88.60%) C
2 76 (39.38%) C++
3 51 (26.42%) Embedded C++
4 18 (9.33%) MATLAB
5 14 (7.25%) Python
6 13 (6.74%) SQL
7 7 (3.63%) C#
8 6 (3.11%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.07%) Java
10 1 (0.52%) Ada
10 1 (0.52%) Ada 83
10 1 (0.52%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) MISRA
2 9 (4.66%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.11%) ISO26262
4 5 (2.59%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (1.55%) Freescale
1 3 (1.55%) Google
1 3 (1.55%) SAP
1 3 (1.55%) Serena
2 2 (1.04%) Altera
2 2 (1.04%) VeriFone
3 1 (0.52%) Atmel
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco
3 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
3 1 (0.52%) IBM
3 1 (0.52%) MathWorks
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.52%) Perforce
3 1 (0.52%) QNX
3 1 (0.52%) Siemens
3 1 (0.52%) Twitter
3 1 (0.52%) Xilinx
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £45 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago