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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 551 537 507
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 62 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 24
Median daily rate £340 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 27
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.35 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £43.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
19241 19595 18402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.23% 38.44% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13372 13342 12110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 400 401
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 24 £345 -31.00% 10
East of England +1 12 £300 - 11
South West 0 9 - - 2
London -6 7 £380 +8.57% 1
East Midlands +2 6 - - 1
North West -7 3 £300 - 4
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 179 (94.71%) C
2 124 (65.61%) Software Engineering
3 72 (38.10%) C++
4 65 (34.39%) Linux
5 50 (26.46%) Embedded C++
6 44 (23.28%) Telecoms
7 37 (19.58%) Wireless
8 32 (16.93%) ClearCase
8 32 (16.93%) Multithreading
9 25 (13.23%) Electronics
9 25 (13.23%) Automotive
10 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.17%) MISRA
11 22 (11.64%) Digital TV
12 21 (11.11%) STB
12 21 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
13 20 (10.58%) LTE
14 19 (10.05%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (9.52%) VHDL
16 16 (8.47%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (7.41%) Scrum
17 14 (7.41%) Device Driver
17 14 (7.41%) TDD
17 14 (7.41%) DVB
17 14 (7.41%) MATLAB
18 13 (6.88%) Degree
19 12 (6.35%) Aerospace
19 12 (6.35%) Assembly Language
19 12 (6.35%) DO-178B
20 11 (5.82%) Git (software)

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Simulink
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.58%) Wireless
2 20 (10.58%) LTE
3 14 (7.41%) DVB
4 10 (5.29%) 3G
5 9 (4.76%) 3GPP
5 9 (4.76%) PPP
6 8 (4.23%) Ethernet
7 7 (3.70%) Broadband
7 7 (3.70%) Modbus
7 7 (3.70%) RS-232
8 6 (3.17%) Bluetooth
8 6 (3.17%) UPnP
9 4 (2.12%) HTTP
9 4 (2.12%) ZigBee
10 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.06%) GSM
11 2 (1.06%) RS-422
11 2 (1.06%) RS-485
12 1 (0.53%) GPRS
12 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (16.93%) ClearCase
2 11 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.12%) Hudson
3 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.59%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.59%) Subversion
4 3 (1.59%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (23.28%) Telecoms
2 25 (13.23%) Automotive
2 25 (13.23%) Electronics
3 12 (6.35%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.70%) Avionics
5 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.53%) Finance
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 102 (53.97%) Software Engineer
3 77 (40.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 34 (17.99%) Developer
5 32 (16.93%) Embedded C Engineer
6 31 (16.40%) Embedded Developer
7 22 (11.64%) C Software Engineer
8 21 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 19 (10.05%) Software Developer
10 18 (9.52%) VHDL Engineer
11 17 (8.99%) Embedded Software Developer
12 12 (6.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 11 (5.82%) C Developer
13 11 (5.82%) Embedded C Developer
13 11 (5.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 10 (5.29%) C++ Developer
14 10 (5.29%) C++ Software Engineer
14 10 (5.29%) Embedded C++ Developer
15 9 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 8 (4.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.23%) Middleware
2 4 (2.12%) HTML
2 4 (2.12%) HTML5
2 4 (2.12%) Node.js
2 4 (2.12%) REST
3 2 (1.06%) .NET
3 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.53%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.53%) NumPy
4 1 (0.53%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.53%) Qt
4 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.53%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Digital TV
2 21 (11.11%) STB
3 19 (10.05%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (9.52%) VHDL
5 14 (7.41%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.23%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.65%) MPEG
10 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.53%) Home Automation
11 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.53%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (34.39%) Linux
2 16 (8.47%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (2.12%) VxWorks
3 4 (2.12%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.53%) pSOS
4 1 (0.53%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (65.61%) Software Engineering
2 32 (16.93%) Multithreading
3 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 14 (7.41%) Scrum
5 14 (7.41%) TDD
6 9 (4.76%) Project Management
7 8 (4.23%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.23%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (3.70%) Change Management
8 7 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (3.70%) Software Architecture
9 6 (3.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.17%) SOA
10 5 (2.65%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.65%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.65%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.65%) UML
11 4 (2.12%) Digital Signal Processing
11 4 (2.12%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (94.71%) C
2 72 (38.10%) C++
3 50 (26.46%) Embedded C++
4 14 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 12 (6.35%) Assembly Language
6 9 (4.76%) Python
7 6 (3.17%) C#
7 6 (3.17%) SQL
8 2 (1.06%) Ada
8 2 (1.06%) ANSI C
9 1 (0.53%) Ada 83
9 1 (0.53%) Ada 95
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.17%) MISRA
2 12 (6.35%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.17%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.12%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.06%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.53%) HL7
6 1 (0.53%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (3.70%) Perforce
2 4 (2.12%) Freescale
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.06%) Serena
4 1 (0.53%) Atmel
4 1 (0.53%) Lauterbach
4 1 (0.53%) Siemens
4 1 (0.53%) Wind River