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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 484 475 427
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 73 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 45
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £33.55 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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
East of England -4 24 £350 - 46
South East -15 19 £350 -3.44% 48
South West -8 15 £350 +11.11% 29
London +16 7 - - 10
North East - 5 - - 2
East Midlands +17 1 £350 - 12
North West - 1 £275 - 9
Yorkshire - 1 - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 6
Embedded C
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 150 (98.04%) C
2 114 (74.51%) Software Engineering
3 67 (43.79%) C++
4 51 (33.33%) Linux
5 47 (30.72%) Embedded C++
6 28 (18.30%) Electronics
6 28 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (16.34%) Python
8 22 (14.38%) Wireless
9 21 (13.73%) Automotive
10 19 (12.42%) Degree
11 18 (11.76%) Aerospace
12 17 (11.11%) Device Driver
13 16 (10.46%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (9.80%) TCP/IP
14 15 (9.80%) Firmware
14 15 (9.80%) ZigBee
15 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
15 12 (7.84%) UML
16 11 (7.19%) OO
16 11 (7.19%) 3G
16 11 (7.19%) DO-178B
17 10 (6.54%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
18 9 (5.88%) C#
18 9 (5.88%) LTE
19 8 (5.23%) 802.15
19 8 (5.23%) DVB
19 8 (5.23%) Scrum
19 8 (5.23%) STB

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Simulink
2 1 (0.65%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.38%) Wireless
2 15 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.80%) ZigBee
3 11 (7.19%) 3G
4 9 (5.88%) LTE
5 8 (5.23%) 802.15
5 8 (5.23%) DVB
6 7 (4.58%) Bluetooth
7 6 (3.92%) GSM
7 6 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.27%) WiMAX
8 5 (3.27%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.27%) GPRS
9 4 (2.61%) DNS
10 3 (1.96%) 2G
11 2 (1.31%) Modbus
11 2 (1.31%) 4G
11 2 (1.31%) UMTS
11 2 (1.31%) SMTP
11 2 (1.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.92%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.27%) JIRA
4 3 (1.96%) Subversion
4 3 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.31%) GDB
5 2 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.31%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.65%) PVCS
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (18.30%) Electronics
2 21 (13.73%) Automotive
3 18 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.27%) Avionics
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Finance
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (60.13%) Software Engineer
2 59 (38.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) Developer
4 15 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) C Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Tester
9 4 (2.61%) Embedded Software Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Software Tester
9 4 (2.61%) Test Engineer
10 3 (1.96%) C++ Developer
10 3 (1.96%) Embedded C Developer
10 3 (1.96%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) RESTful
1 6 (3.92%) JSON
2 5 (3.27%) POSIX
2 5 (3.27%) wxWidgets
3 3 (1.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.31%) Web Services
4 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.65%) JNI
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.65%) HTML5
5 1 (0.65%) CSS3
5 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 10 (6.54%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.23%) STB
4 7 (4.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.58%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.92%) DTV
6 5 (3.27%) VHDL
6 5 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.96%) MPEG
7 3 (1.96%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.31%) Verilog
9 1 (0.65%) ASIC
9 1 (0.65%) EMV
9 1 (0.65%) Physics
9 1 (0.65%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.33%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.58%) ThreadX
4 5 (3.27%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.96%) Windows
6 2 (1.31%) UNIX
6 2 (1.31%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (74.51%) Software Engineering
2 28 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
3 12 (7.84%) UML
4 11 (7.19%) OO
5 8 (5.23%) Scrum
6 7 (4.58%) Validation
6 7 (4.58%) Integration Testing
6 7 (4.58%) Coaching
7 6 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (3.92%) Requirements Management
8 5 (3.27%) OOP
8 5 (3.27%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.27%) Software Architecture
9 4 (2.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (2.61%) Refactoring
9 4 (2.61%) OOD
9 4 (2.61%) Code Coverage
9 4 (2.61%) TDD
10 3 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 150 (98.04%) C
2 67 (43.79%) C++
3 47 (30.72%) Embedded C++
4 25 (16.34%) Python
5 9 (5.88%) C#
6 6 (3.92%) Lua
6 6 (3.92%) Java
7 5 (3.27%) Assembly Language
7 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.61%) VC++
8 4 (2.61%) Perl
9 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) Jython
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) Degree
2 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.31%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (3.27%) Serena
2 4 (2.61%) Wind River
3 2 (1.31%) IBM
3 2 (1.31%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.65%) QNX
4 1 (0.65%) Sony
4 1 (0.65%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.65%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.65%) Siemens
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.65%) Altera
4 1 (0.65%) Synopsys
4 1 (0.65%) Actel
4 1 (0.65%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (0.65%) Facebook
4 1 (0.65%) Renesas
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