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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 526 491 477
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -14
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 69 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 38
Average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.00 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Embedded C
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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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
South East -16 24 £400 +14.28% 23
East of England +2 22 £300 -22.58% 25
South West -10 8 - - 13
West Midlands +4 3 - - 4
London -12 3 £325 -16.12% 8
North West -26 2 - - 7
Yorkshire - 2 - - 6
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 178 (98.89%) C
2 123 (68.33%) Software Engineering
3 83 (46.11%) C++
4 76 (42.22%) Linux
5 64 (35.56%) Embedded C++
6 35 (19.44%) Electronics
7 31 (17.22%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (15.56%) Python
9 26 (14.44%) Wireless
10 24 (13.33%) Automotive
10 24 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
11 20 (11.11%) Device Driver
12 18 (10.00%) Firmware
13 16 (8.89%) UML
13 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.33%) Aerospace
15 14 (7.78%) Windows
16 13 (7.22%) TCP/IP
17 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
17 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.67%) Bash Shell
17 12 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
18 11 (6.11%) LTE
18 11 (6.11%) Degree
18 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
18 11 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (6.11%) GSM
19 10 (5.56%) ClearCase
19 10 (5.56%) OO
19 10 (5.56%) MATLAB

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Simulink
2 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) Wireless
2 13 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.11%) GSM
3 11 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (6.11%) LTE
4 9 (5.00%) 3G
5 8 (4.44%) DVB
6 7 (3.89%) 4G
6 7 (3.89%) IPv4
6 7 (3.89%) IPv6
7 6 (3.33%) UMTS
7 6 (3.33%) WiMAX
8 5 (2.78%) Bluetooth
9 4 (2.22%) ZigBee
10 3 (1.67%) HTTP
10 3 (1.67%) SNMP
10 3 (1.67%) DNS
11 2 (1.11%) Internet
11 2 (1.11%) WLAN
11 2 (1.11%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 9 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.89%) Subversion
4 6 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (2.22%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.11%) CANoe
8 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.56%) Redmine
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Trac
8 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (19.44%) Electronics
2 24 (13.33%) Automotive
3 15 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 98 (54.44%) Software Engineer
2 62 (34.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 46 (25.56%) Developer
4 13 (7.22%) Software Developer
5 12 (6.67%) C Developer
6 11 (6.11%) Embedded Software Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Embedded C Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (2.78%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (2.78%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Electronics Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.33%) HTML
2 4 (2.22%) Qt
2 4 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.11%) POSIX
3 2 (1.11%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.11%) DirectX
4 1 (0.56%) CGI
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) MFC
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) Flash
4 1 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.56%) RESTful
4 1 (0.56%) QML
4 1 (0.56%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 10 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.33%) STB
5 5 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.78%) DTV
5 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) MPEG
7 3 (1.67%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.67%) VHDL
7 3 (1.67%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.11%) Verilog
9 1 (0.56%) Arduino
9 1 (0.56%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
9 1 (0.56%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 76 (42.22%) Linux
2 24 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (7.78%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) UNIX
4 4 (2.22%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.11%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (8.89%) UML
3 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 12 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (5.56%) OO
5 9 (5.00%) OOD
6 8 (4.44%) Multithreading
6 8 (4.44%) Integration Testing
7 7 (3.89%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.89%) SDLC
8 5 (2.78%) Project Management
8 5 (2.78%) Software Architecture
8 5 (2.78%) Change Control
9 4 (2.22%) Validation
9 4 (2.22%) TDD
9 4 (2.22%) Software Delivery
10 3 (1.67%) Requirements Management
10 3 (1.67%) Analytics
11 2 (1.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 178 (98.89%) C
2 83 (46.11%) C++
3 64 (35.56%) Embedded C++
4 28 (15.56%) Python
5 12 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.00%) Lua
8 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.33%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.78%) Java
11 4 (2.22%) C#
12 3 (1.67%) SQL
12 3 (1.67%) Scala
13 2 (1.11%) Ada
13 2 (1.11%) VC++
13 2 (1.11%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.11%) Degree
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (2.78%) Serena
2 4 (2.22%) Atmel
3 2 (1.11%) Perforce
3 2 (1.11%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.56%) QNX
4 1 (0.56%) MKS
4 1 (0.56%) Telelogic
4 1 (0.56%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.56%) Wind River
4 1 (0.56%) Freescale
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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