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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 485 472 455
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 94 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £306 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £430 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 34
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
18609 18006 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.83% 37.53% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12514 12053 10020
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 432 579
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 35 £340 +9.23% 32
East of England +11 22 £300 -22.58% 37
South West +12 12 - - 7
West Midlands -12 7 - - 10
London -14 6 £350 -13.84% 3
Yorkshire -15 3 - - 8
North West - 3 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 6
Embedded C
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 181 (98.91%) C
2 129 (70.49%) Software Engineering
3 70 (38.25%) C++
4 69 (37.70%) Linux
5 56 (30.60%) Embedded C++
6 37 (20.22%) Electronics
7 32 (17.49%) Wireless
8 22 (12.02%) Automotive
8 22 (12.02%) Python
8 22 (12.02%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
9 19 (10.38%) Aerospace
10 18 (9.84%) TCP/IP
11 17 (9.29%) UML
11 17 (9.29%) Device Driver
12 16 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (8.74%) Degree
13 14 (7.65%) Firmware
14 12 (6.56%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.56%) Embedded Software Development
14 12 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (6.01%) DO-178B
15 11 (6.01%) Integration Testing
15 11 (6.01%) LTE
15 11 (6.01%) OO
15 11 (6.01%) GSM
16 10 (5.46%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (5.46%) Algorithms
17 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
17 9 (4.92%) Validation

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (0.55%) Node.js
1 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Simulink
2 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.09%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.49%) Wireless
2 18 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.01%) LTE
3 11 (6.01%) GSM
4 10 (5.46%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.92%) 3G
6 7 (3.83%) Bluetooth
7 6 (3.28%) UMTS
7 6 (3.28%) DNS
7 6 (3.28%) IPv4
7 6 (3.28%) IPv6
7 6 (3.28%) DVB
7 6 (3.28%) 4G
7 6 (3.28%) ZigBee
8 5 (2.73%) WiMAX
9 4 (2.19%) GPRS
10 3 (1.64%) 2G
10 3 (1.64%) SNMP
10 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.09%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.92%) ClearCase
3 8 (4.37%) JIRA
4 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.28%) Subversion
6 4 (2.19%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.09%) CANoe
9 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.55%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.55%) Trac
9 1 (0.55%) Redmine
9 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (20.22%) Electronics
2 22 (12.02%) Automotive
3 19 (10.38%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.19%) Avionics
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 107 (58.47%) Software Engineer
2 63 (34.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 40 (21.86%) Developer
4 14 (7.65%) Software Developer
5 12 (6.56%) Embedded Software Developer
5 12 (6.56%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (4.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) C Developer
7 8 (4.37%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Embedded C Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Software Tester
11 4 (2.19%) Tester
12 3 (1.64%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) HTML
2 5 (2.73%) JSON
2 5 (2.73%) RESTful
3 4 (2.19%) Middleware
4 3 (1.64%) Qt
5 2 (1.09%) POSIX
5 2 (1.09%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.09%) DirectX
6 1 (0.55%) React
6 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.55%) CSS3
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.55%) CGI
6 1 (0.55%) Flash
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) XML
6 1 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (9.29%) Device Driver
3 10 (5.46%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.73%) STB
6 4 (2.19%) DTV
6 4 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.64%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.64%) VHDL
7 3 (1.64%) Verilog
7 3 (1.64%) MPEG
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.55%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) Physics
9 1 (0.55%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.55%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.70%) Linux
2 19 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.37%) Windows
4 7 (3.83%) ThreadX
5 3 (1.64%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.64%) UNIX
6 2 (1.09%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (70.49%) Software Engineering
2 17 (9.29%) UML
3 16 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (6.56%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (6.01%) Integration Testing
5 11 (6.01%) OO
6 9 (4.92%) Validation
7 8 (4.37%) Requirements Management
8 7 (3.83%) OOD
9 6 (3.28%) Change Control
9 6 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.28%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.73%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.73%) Multithreading
10 5 (2.73%) Software Architecture
10 5 (2.73%) Project Management
11 3 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (1.09%) TDD
12 2 (1.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 181 (98.91%) C
2 70 (38.25%) C++
3 56 (30.60%) Embedded C++
4 22 (12.02%) Python
5 9 (4.92%) MATLAB
6 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.37%) Lua
7 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.73%) Assembly Language
7 5 (2.73%) Java
7 5 (2.73%) C#
8 2 (1.09%) VC++
8 2 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.55%) Jython
9 1 (0.55%) Ada
9 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.37%) Serena
2 3 (1.64%) Wind River
2 3 (1.64%) Atmel
3 2 (1.09%) IBM
3 2 (1.09%) MathWorks
3 2 (1.09%) Perforce
4 1 (0.55%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.55%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.55%) Renesas
4 1 (0.55%) Freescale
4 1 (0.55%) Facebook
4 1 (0.55%) Actel
4 1 (0.55%) Altera
4 1 (0.55%) QNX
4 1 (0.55%) MKS
4 1 (0.55%) Telelogic
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
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