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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 496 494 440
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -54
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 88 60 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £342 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £363
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 61
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £33.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
19453 18724 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.86% 39.44% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12827 12190 11835
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 483 685
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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
South East 0 33 £350 +41.41% 54
South West -16 19 £344 +10.08% 12
East of England -19 16 £338 +35.00% 38
London +11 10 £386 +6.55% 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £290 -3.33% 2
West Midlands -21 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 9
East Midlands - - - - 3
Embedded C
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 164 (98.80%) C
2 128 (77.11%) Software Engineering
3 77 (46.39%) C++
4 59 (35.54%) Linux
5 41 (24.70%) Embedded C++
6 37 (22.29%) Electronics
7 29 (17.47%) Embedded Linux
8 26 (15.66%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (15.06%) Degree
9 25 (15.06%) Python
10 23 (13.86%) Device Driver
11 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (12.05%) OO
12 20 (12.05%) ZigBee
13 17 (10.24%) Computer Science
13 17 (10.24%) Embedded Software Development
13 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
14 16 (9.64%) Firmware
14 16 (9.64%) OOP
15 15 (9.04%) Wireless
16 14 (8.43%) Automotive
16 14 (8.43%) GDB
17 12 (7.23%) Rational DOORS
17 12 (7.23%) Software Architecture
17 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
17 12 (7.23%) ClearCase
18 11 (6.63%) UML
19 10 (6.02%) Cisco
19 10 (6.02%) Aerospace
20 9 (5.42%) STB

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) ZigBee
2 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.04%) Wireless
4 9 (5.42%) DVB
4 9 (5.42%) Bluetooth
5 8 (4.82%) 3G
6 7 (4.22%) GSM
7 6 (3.61%) MPLS
7 6 (3.61%) OSPF
7 6 (3.61%) BGP
7 6 (3.61%) LTE
8 5 (3.01%) 802.15
8 5 (3.01%) 2G
8 5 (3.01%) IPv4
8 5 (3.01%) IPv6
8 5 (3.01%) GPRS
9 4 (2.41%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.41%) WiMAX
9 4 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.81%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) GDB
2 12 (7.23%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (7.23%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.01%) Subversion
4 4 (2.41%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.81%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.60%) LLVM
7 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) PVCS
General
1 37 (22.29%) Electronics
2 14 (8.43%) Automotive
3 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.02%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.41%) Avionics
6 3 (1.81%) Finance
7 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (63.25%) Software Engineer
2 57 (34.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 30 (18.07%) Developer
4 16 (9.64%) C Developer
5 12 (7.23%) Junior
5 12 (7.23%) Embedded C Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) Junior Software Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) C Programmer
8 7 (4.22%) Programmer
8 7 (4.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) Principle Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.01%) Embedded C Developer
11 4 (2.41%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) POSIX
2 5 (3.01%) wxWidgets
2 5 (3.01%) .NET
3 4 (2.41%) OSGi
4 3 (1.81%) Middleware
4 3 (1.81%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) RESTful
5 2 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.60%) Renderscript
6 1 (0.60%) DirectCompute
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.60%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.60%) Flash
6 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (13.86%) Device Driver
3 17 (10.24%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.42%) STB
4 9 (5.42%) DTV
5 8 (4.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (3.61%) CAN bus
7 5 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.01%) VHDL
8 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.20%) MPEG
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.60%) SCADA
10 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Physics
10 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.60%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.54%) Linux
2 29 (17.47%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.82%) Windows
4 7 (4.22%) UNIX
5 5 (3.01%) Android
5 5 (3.01%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (77.11%) Software Engineering
2 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.05%) OO
4 17 (10.24%) Embedded Software Development
5 16 (9.64%) OOP
6 12 (7.23%) Software Architecture
7 11 (6.63%) UML
8 9 (5.42%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.82%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.82%) Coaching
10 7 (4.22%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.61%) Scrum
12 5 (3.01%) Test Automation
13 4 (2.41%) OOD
13 4 (2.41%) Stress Testing
14 3 (1.81%) Validation
14 3 (1.81%) TDD
14 3 (1.81%) Automated Testing
15 2 (1.20%) Code Coverage
15 2 (1.20%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (98.80%) C
2 77 (46.39%) C++
3 41 (24.70%) Embedded C++
4 25 (15.06%) Python
5 9 (5.42%) Assembly Language
5 9 (5.42%) Java
6 8 (4.82%) C#
7 7 (4.22%) MATLAB
7 7 (4.22%) VC++
8 5 (3.01%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
10 2 (1.20%) Lua
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) SQL
11 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.61%) IEC 61508
3 5 (3.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (9.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (6.02%) Cisco
2 4 (2.41%) EMC
2 4 (2.41%) Wind River
3 3 (1.81%) QNX
3 3 (1.81%) Serena
4 2 (1.20%) Intel
4 2 (1.20%) Coverity
4 2 (1.20%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.60%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (0.60%) Sony
5 1 (0.60%) Perforce
5 1 (0.60%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) Siemens
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) MathWorks
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £39 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
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Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
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