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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 458 487 424
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -63
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 98 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.35% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £31.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Embedded C
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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
17806 17066 14951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.81% 37.43% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11714 10928 9375
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 444 576
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £15.98 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 33 £363 - 54
South West +9 19 £350 +11.11% 10
East of England -2 19 £350 - 33
Yorkshire -10 8 - - 5
London -1 6 £350 +7.69% 13
North East - 5 - -
West Midlands -4 4 £263 - 5
North West - 3 £283 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 13
Embedded C
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 159 (98.15%) C
2 115 (70.99%) Software Engineering
3 68 (41.98%) C++
4 62 (38.27%) Linux
5 51 (31.48%) Embedded C++
6 33 (20.37%) Wireless
7 29 (17.90%) Electronics
8 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (12.96%) Python
10 18 (11.11%) Automotive
10 18 (11.11%) Degree
11 17 (10.49%) Aerospace
11 17 (10.49%) 3G
12 16 (9.88%) UML
13 15 (9.26%) Firmware
14 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
14 14 (8.64%) LTE
15 13 (8.02%) OO
15 13 (8.02%) Device Driver
16 12 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (7.41%) ZigBee
17 11 (6.79%) GSM
18 10 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
18 10 (6.17%) Algorithms
19 9 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
19 9 (5.56%) DO-178B
19 9 (5.56%) OOD
19 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
19 9 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (5.56%) WiMAX

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Simulink
2 3 (1.85%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.37%) Wireless
2 17 (10.49%) 3G
3 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.64%) LTE
4 12 (7.41%) ZigBee
5 11 (6.79%) GSM
6 9 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (5.56%) WiMAX
7 7 (4.32%) 4G
7 7 (4.32%) 802.15
7 7 (4.32%) GPRS
8 6 (3.70%) Bluetooth
8 6 (3.70%) UMTS
9 5 (3.09%) DNS
9 5 (3.09%) IPv4
9 5 (3.09%) IPv6
9 5 (3.09%) DVB
9 5 (3.09%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.85%) 2G
11 2 (1.23%) FTP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.94%) JIRA
2 7 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.32%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.09%) Subversion
4 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.85%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.62%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.62%) PVCS
General
1 29 (17.90%) Electronics
2 18 (11.11%) Automotive
3 17 (10.49%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Avionics
6 1 (0.62%) Finance
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (58.02%) Software Engineer
2 57 (35.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 25 (15.43%) Developer
4 13 (8.02%) Embedded C Engineer
4 13 (8.02%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) C Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Software Tester
10 5 (3.09%) Tester
11 4 (2.47%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Embedded Software Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Embedded C Developer
11 4 (2.47%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Embedded C++ Developer
12 3 (1.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) JSON
1 7 (4.32%) RESTful
2 5 (3.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.47%) Middleware
4 3 (1.85%) POSIX
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) XML
5 2 (1.23%) .NET
5 2 (1.23%) Qt
6 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.62%) HTML5
6 1 (0.62%) CSS3
6 1 (0.62%) wxWidgets
6 1 (0.62%) JNI
6 1 (0.62%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.62%) DirectX
6 1 (0.62%) CSS
6 1 (0.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Device Driver
2 10 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (6.17%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.47%) DTV
5 4 (2.47%) STB
6 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.85%) VHDL
7 2 (1.23%) MPEG
7 2 (1.23%) Verilog
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.62%) Physics
8 1 (0.62%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
8 1 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Linux
2 12 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.32%) ThreadX
4 3 (1.85%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.85%) Windows
5 2 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (70.99%) Software Engineering
2 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.88%) UML
4 13 (8.02%) OO
5 9 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (5.56%) OOD
5 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.94%) Validation
6 8 (4.94%) Requirements Management
7 6 (3.70%) Scrum
7 6 (3.70%) Software Architecture
8 5 (3.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.09%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.47%) Project Management
9 4 (2.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (2.47%) Waterfall
10 3 (1.85%) Refactoring
10 3 (1.85%) Unit Testing
10 3 (1.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 159 (98.15%) C
2 68 (41.98%) C++
3 51 (31.48%) Embedded C++
4 21 (12.96%) Python
5 7 (4.32%) Lua
5 7 (4.32%) C#
6 6 (3.70%) Java
6 6 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) VC++
9 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) Jython
10 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (4.32%) VCP4
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.23%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.47%) Serena
2 3 (1.85%) Wind River
2 3 (1.85%) MathWorks
3 2 (1.23%) IBM
3 2 (1.23%) Perforce
4 1 (0.62%) Facebook
4 1 (0.62%) Renesas
4 1 (0.62%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (0.62%) Altera
4 1 (0.62%) Synopsys
4 1 (0.62%) Actel
4 1 (0.62%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.62%) Sony
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.62%) Siemens
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