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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 520 472 430
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -42
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 59 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 47
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £34.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -10 22 £334 +7.66% 27
South East -43 17 £350 -3.44% 27
South West -31 8 £351 +11.26% 13
London +10 5 - - 8
Yorkshire -8 4 £290 - 4
West Midlands -5 1 - - 7
North West -10 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 9
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Embedded C
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 141 (97.92%) C
2 104 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 72 (50.00%) C++
4 47 (32.64%) Linux
5 45 (31.25%) Embedded C++
6 32 (22.22%) Electronics
7 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.36%) Python
9 22 (15.28%) Degree
10 21 (14.58%) Wireless
11 20 (13.89%) ZigBee
12 19 (13.19%) Automotive
13 18 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
14 17 (11.81%) Device Driver
15 15 (10.42%) Firmware
16 14 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
17 13 (9.03%) OO
18 12 (8.33%) Computer Science
19 11 (7.64%) Aerospace
20 10 (6.94%) Bluetooth
20 10 (6.94%) 3G
20 10 (6.94%) OOP
21 9 (6.25%) LTE
21 9 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
21 9 (6.25%) 802.15
21 9 (6.25%) DVB
21 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
21 9 (6.25%) GPRS
21 9 (6.25%) C#
21 9 (6.25%) Scrum

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Simulink
2 1 (0.69%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.58%) Wireless
2 20 (13.89%) ZigBee
3 10 (6.94%) Bluetooth
3 10 (6.94%) 3G
4 9 (6.25%) 802.15
4 9 (6.25%) GPRS
4 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.25%) DVB
4 9 (6.25%) LTE
5 8 (5.56%) GSM
6 5 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.78%) WiMAX
7 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.08%) 2G
9 2 (1.39%) UPnP
9 2 (1.39%) FTP
9 2 (1.39%) SMTP
9 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 2 (1.39%) MPLS
9 2 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.47%) GDB
3 4 (2.78%) Subversion
3 4 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.08%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.39%) JIRA
5 2 (1.39%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.69%) PVCS
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (22.22%) Electronics
2 19 (13.19%) Automotive
3 11 (7.64%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.78%) Avionics
6 1 (0.69%) Finance
6 1 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (56.94%) Software Engineer
2 56 (38.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) Developer
4 12 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) C Developer
5 11 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Firmware Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Junior
10 5 (3.47%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Embedded Software Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) Analyst
12 3 (2.08%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (2.08%) Principle Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) POSIX
1 5 (3.47%) wxWidgets
2 4 (2.78%) RESTful
2 4 (2.78%) JSON
2 4 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.08%) Middleware
4 2 (1.39%) HTML
4 2 (1.39%) Web Services
4 2 (1.39%) OSGi
5 1 (0.69%) CSS3
5 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) Flash
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Device Driver
2 14 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.25%) STB
5 8 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.86%) DTV
7 5 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.78%) VHDL
9 3 (2.08%) MPEG
9 3 (2.08%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.39%) Verilog
11 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.69%) EPoS
11 1 (0.69%) EMV
11 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.69%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.64%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (3.47%) VxWorks
4 4 (2.78%) ThreadX
5 3 (2.08%) UNIX
5 3 (2.08%) Windows
6 2 (1.39%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.03%) OO
4 10 (6.94%) OOP
5 9 (6.25%) Scrum
5 9 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (5.56%) Coaching
6 8 (5.56%) UML
7 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.86%) Software Architecture
8 5 (3.47%) Refactoring
8 5 (3.47%) Code Coverage
9 4 (2.78%) OOD
9 4 (2.78%) Validation
9 4 (2.78%) TDD
9 4 (2.78%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.08%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.39%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.39%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 141 (97.92%) C
2 72 (50.00%) C++
3 45 (31.25%) Embedded C++
4 25 (17.36%) Python
5 9 (6.25%) C#
6 7 (4.86%) Assembly Language
7 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.47%) Java
8 5 (3.47%) VC++
9 4 (2.78%) Perl
9 4 (2.78%) Lua
10 2 (1.39%) PHP
10 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.08%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.08%) Cisco
2 2 (1.39%) IBM
2 2 (1.39%) Serena
2 2 (1.39%) Green Hills
2 2 (1.39%) Wind River
3 1 (0.69%) Altera
3 1 (0.69%) Synopsys
3 1 (0.69%) Actel
3 1 (0.69%) Facebook
3 1 (0.69%) Renesas
3 1 (0.69%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.69%) NorthgateArinso
3 1 (0.69%) EMC
3 1 (0.69%) Siemens
3 1 (0.69%) MathWorks
3 1 (0.69%) Sony
3 1 (0.69%) QNX
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