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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
UK / England
Rank 504 485 498
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 71 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £385 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 51
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +12.66%

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
16842 18473 18050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.71% 38.67% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11698 12684 11999
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 461 394
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.16 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
East of England -2 26 £425 +6.25% 24
South East -32 15 £375 +10.37% 5
South West +9 13 £500 - 6
East Midlands +13 6 - - 6
West Midlands +10 6 £440 - 1
North West +18 3 £375 - 13
London +15 2 - - 3
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 160 (97.56%) C
2 102 (62.20%) Software Engineering
3 67 (40.85%) C++
4 54 (32.93%) Embedded C++
5 32 (19.51%) Python
6 28 (17.07%) Degree
7 26 (15.85%) Electronics
8 24 (14.63%) Linux
9 23 (14.02%) C#
10 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
11 20 (12.20%) Firmware
12 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (9.76%) Computer Science
14 15 (9.15%) Regression Testing
15 14 (8.54%) Bluetooth
16 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
16 13 (7.93%) Wireless
16 13 (7.93%) Automotive
16 13 (7.93%) MISRA
17 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
17 12 (7.32%) MATLAB
18 11 (6.71%) Scrum
18 11 (6.71%) Mathematics
19 10 (6.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 10 (6.10%) Aerospace
19 10 (6.10%) Embedded Systems
20 9 (5.49%) Device Driver
20 9 (5.49%) UML
21 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
21 8 (4.88%) Embedded Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.61%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.54%) Bluetooth
2 13 (7.93%) Wireless
3 7 (4.27%) ZigBee
4 6 (3.66%) DVB
4 6 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.05%) HTTP
6 4 (2.44%) RFID
6 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.83%) 802.15
8 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.22%) Internet
8 2 (1.22%) RS-485
9 1 (0.61%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.61%) LAN
9 1 (0.61%) LTE
9 1 (0.61%) RS-232
9 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (0.61%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.22%) Big Data
2 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.05%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.83%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) GCC
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 26 (15.85%) Electronics
2 13 (7.93%) Automotive
2 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.10%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.22%) Avionics
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (48.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 75 (45.73%) Software Engineer
3 65 (39.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 48 (29.27%) Developer
5 31 (18.90%) Embedded C Engineer
5 31 (18.90%) Embedded Developer
6 23 (14.02%) C Software Engineer
7 21 (12.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 18 (10.98%) C Developer
8 18 (10.98%) Embedded C Developer
9 12 (7.32%) C++ Developer
10 11 (6.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (6.71%) Python Developer
11 9 (5.49%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) Firmware Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) HTML
1 5 (3.05%) HTML5
1 5 (3.05%) Node.js
1 5 (3.05%) REST
2 3 (1.83%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.22%) EJB
3 2 (1.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.22%) J2EE
3 2 (1.22%) Java EE
3 2 (1.22%) Spring
3 2 (1.22%) STL
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.10%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (6.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (5.49%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.66%) Digital TV
4 6 (3.66%) STB
5 5 (3.05%) MPEG
5 5 (3.05%) VHDL
6 2 (1.22%) Life Science
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Robotics
6 2 (1.22%) Verilog
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) Linux
2 8 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.27%) Android
4 5 (3.05%) Unix
5 4 (2.44%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.44%) Windows
6 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.83%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.61%) HPUX
8 1 (0.61%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (62.20%) Software Engineering
2 19 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.15%) Regression Testing
4 11 (6.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.71%) Scrum
5 9 (5.49%) UML
6 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (4.88%) OO
7 7 (4.27%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.27%) TDD
8 6 (3.66%) Coaching
9 5 (3.05%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (3.05%) SDLC
9 5 (3.05%) SOA
9 5 (3.05%) Software Architecture
9 5 (3.05%) User Stories
10 4 (2.44%) Device Driver Development
10 4 (2.44%) Signal Processing
11 3 (1.83%) High Availability
11 3 (1.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 160 (97.56%) C
2 67 (40.85%) C++
3 54 (32.93%) Embedded C++
4 32 (19.51%) Python
5 23 (14.02%) C#
6 12 (7.32%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.66%) SQL
8 4 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.44%) Java
9 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.61%) Ada
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (17.07%) Degree
2 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) MISRA
2 6 (3.66%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.05%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.44%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.61%) ISO13485
System Software
1 20 (12.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.44%) EMC
1 4 (2.44%) IBM
2 3 (1.83%) Freescale
3 2 (1.22%) Atmel
3 2 (1.22%) Renesas
4 1 (0.61%) Altera
4 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.61%) HP
4 1 (0.61%) Intel
4 1 (0.61%) Motorola
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter
4 1 (0.61%) Wind River
4 1 (0.61%) Xilinx
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