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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 474 504 472
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 106 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 26
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£338 £320 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £428 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.30 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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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
19112 19072 16198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.12% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 12507 10175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 589
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 34 £338 +7.14% 23
South West +21 23 - - 18
East of England +12 19 £350 - 24
Yorkshire -14 8 - - 2
West Midlands -16 7 £263 - 5
London +1 4 £350 -6.66% 5
North West - 4 £283 - 7
North East - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 12
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 177 (99.44%) C
2 127 (71.35%) Software Engineering
3 68 (38.20%) C++
3 68 (38.20%) Linux
4 54 (30.34%) Embedded C++
5 36 (20.22%) Electronics
6 33 (18.54%) Wireless
7 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.80%) Automotive
9 19 (10.67%) Aerospace
10 18 (10.11%) Device Driver
11 17 (9.55%) UML
12 16 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (8.43%) Firmware
14 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
14 14 (7.87%) Python
14 14 (7.87%) Degree
15 13 (7.30%) DO-178B
16 12 (6.74%) OO
17 11 (6.18%) 3G
17 11 (6.18%) Rational DOORS
18 10 (5.62%) Configuration Management
18 10 (5.62%) GSM
18 10 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (5.06%) Validation
19 9 (5.06%) OOD
19 9 (5.06%) Integration Testing
19 9 (5.06%) LTE
19 9 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Simulink
2 2 (1.12%) Stateflow
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) TargetLink
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.54%) Wireless
2 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.18%) 3G
4 10 (5.62%) GSM
4 10 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (5.06%) LTE
6 8 (4.49%) Bluetooth
7 6 (3.37%) GPRS
7 6 (3.37%) UMTS
7 6 (3.37%) DNS
7 6 (3.37%) IPv4
7 6 (3.37%) IPv6
7 6 (3.37%) 4G
7 6 (3.37%) ZigBee
7 6 (3.37%) DVB
8 5 (2.81%) WiMAX
9 4 (2.25%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.69%) 2G
10 3 (1.69%) 802.15
11 2 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.49%) JIRA
3 7 (3.93%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.25%) ClearQuest
4 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.69%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.56%) Redmine
7 1 (0.56%) Trac
7 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (20.22%) Electronics
2 21 (11.80%) Automotive
3 19 (10.67%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Avionics
7 1 (0.56%) Finance
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (58.99%) Software Engineer
2 64 (35.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 29 (16.29%) Developer
4 13 (7.30%) Embedded C Engineer
5 11 (6.18%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.62%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Embedded Software Developer
6 10 (5.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Firmware Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) C Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Tester
10 4 (2.25%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Software Tester
11 3 (1.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) HTML
2 5 (2.81%) JSON
2 5 (2.81%) RESTful
3 3 (1.69%) Qt
3 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 2 (1.12%) POSIX
5 1 (0.56%) CGI
5 1 (0.56%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.56%) DirectX
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) Flash
5 1 (0.56%) JNI
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) CSS3
5 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Device Driver
2 15 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (3.93%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) STB
5 5 (2.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.25%) MPEG
6 4 (2.25%) CAN bus
6 4 (2.25%) DTV
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.12%) VHDL
7 2 (1.12%) Verilog
7 2 (1.12%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) Robotics
8 1 (0.56%) EMV
8 1 (0.56%) ASIC
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.20%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (3.93%) ThreadX
4 5 (2.81%) VxWorks
4 5 (2.81%) Windows
5 4 (2.25%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.56%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (71.35%) Software Engineering
2 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.55%) UML
4 12 (6.74%) OO
5 10 (5.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.06%) Validation
6 9 (5.06%) OOD
6 9 (5.06%) Integration Testing
6 9 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (4.49%) Requirements Management
8 5 (2.81%) Change Control
8 5 (2.81%) Software Architecture
8 5 (2.81%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.81%) Multithreading
8 5 (2.81%) Project Management
9 3 (1.69%) Code Coverage
9 3 (1.69%) Scrum
9 3 (1.69%) Refactoring
9 3 (1.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 177 (99.44%) C
2 68 (38.20%) C++
3 54 (30.34%) Embedded C++
4 14 (7.87%) Python
5 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.37%) Lua
7 5 (2.81%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.25%) Java
8 4 (2.25%) C#
9 3 (1.69%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.56%) SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Jython
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (3.93%) Serena
2 3 (1.69%) Wind River
3 2 (1.12%) MathWorks
3 2 (1.12%) Perforce
3 2 (1.12%) Atmel
4 1 (0.56%) Synopsys
4 1 (0.56%) Actel
4 1 (0.56%) Facebook
4 1 (0.56%) Renesas
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.56%) Altera
4 1 (0.56%) Xilinx
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