The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 476 465 450
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 81 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 86
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £32.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18455 18027 19368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.69% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12015 11382 11801
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
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 389 524 747
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Embedded C
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -23 30 £350 - 13
East of England -43 21 £388 +35.96% 39
London +22 15 £388 +40.90% 7
South West -23 8 £311 - 20
West Midlands -11 3 £315 - 5
North West - 2 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 9
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 150 (99.34%) C
2 110 (72.85%) Software Engineering
3 52 (34.44%) C++
4 50 (33.11%) Linux
5 29 (19.21%) Electronics
6 27 (17.88%) Embedded C++
6 27 (17.88%) Degree
6 27 (17.88%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (15.23%) Embedded Software Development
7 23 (15.23%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (12.58%) Device Driver
9 17 (11.26%) TCP/IP
10 16 (10.60%) OO
11 15 (9.93%) Assembly Language
12 14 (9.27%) Python
13 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
14 12 (7.95%) ZigBee
14 12 (7.95%) Rational DOORS
14 12 (7.95%) GDB
14 12 (7.95%) Automotive
14 12 (7.95%) Telecoms
14 12 (7.95%) Wireless
15 11 (7.28%) UML
15 11 (7.28%) C#
15 11 (7.28%) Java
15 11 (7.28%) Firmware
15 11 (7.28%) Multithreading
16 10 (6.62%) Cisco
16 10 (6.62%) Windows
16 10 (6.62%) OOP

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.26%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.95%) Wireless
2 12 (7.95%) ZigBee
3 6 (3.97%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.97%) GSM
4 5 (3.31%) IPv4
4 5 (3.31%) IPv6
4 5 (3.31%) GPRS
5 4 (2.65%) MPLS
5 4 (2.65%) OSPF
5 4 (2.65%) BGP
6 3 (1.99%) DVB
6 3 (1.99%) HTTP
6 3 (1.99%) 3G
6 3 (1.99%) SAN
6 3 (1.99%) 2G
6 3 (1.99%) LTE
6 3 (1.99%) NAS
7 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.32%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) MySQL
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Rational DOORS
1 12 (7.95%) GDB
2 8 (5.30%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.31%) Subversion
4 4 (2.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) LLVM
6 2 (1.32%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.32%) GNU Toolchain
6 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.66%) Trac
7 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 29 (19.21%) Electronics
2 12 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.95%) Automotive
3 5 (3.31%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.99%) Finance
5 2 (1.32%) Avionics
6 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (62.25%) Software Engineer
2 48 (31.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 29 (19.21%) Developer
4 18 (11.92%) Embedded C Engineer
5 15 (9.93%) C Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Junior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Junior
8 8 (5.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Programmer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) C Programmer
9 7 (4.64%) Embedded C Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) POSIX
2 4 (2.65%) HTML
2 4 (2.65%) .NET
2 4 (2.65%) OSGi
3 3 (1.99%) OpenGL
3 3 (1.99%) Middleware
4 2 (1.32%) OpenCL
4 2 (1.32%) Renderscript
4 2 (1.32%) DirectCompute
4 2 (1.32%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) XSLT
5 1 (0.66%) WebKit
5 1 (0.66%) JSON
5 1 (0.66%) WPF
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.66%) Qt
5 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (12.58%) Device Driver
3 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.28%) Firmware
5 8 (5.30%) CAN bus
6 6 (3.97%) DTV
7 4 (2.65%) STB
7 4 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.32%) GPGPU
8 2 (1.32%) CUDA
8 2 (1.32%) VHDL
9 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) Robotics
9 1 (0.66%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.11%) Linux
2 23 (15.23%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Android
5 6 (3.97%) UNIX
6 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.99%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.99%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (72.85%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.23%) Embedded Software Development
3 16 (10.60%) OO
4 11 (7.28%) UML
4 11 (7.28%) Multithreading
5 10 (6.62%) OOP
6 8 (5.30%) Software Architecture
7 7 (4.64%) Integration Testing
8 6 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.31%) OOD
10 4 (2.65%) Stress Testing
10 4 (2.65%) Test Automation
11 3 (1.99%) TDD
11 3 (1.99%) Automated Testing
11 3 (1.99%) Validation
11 3 (1.99%) Scrum
12 2 (1.32%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (1.32%) Software Testing
12 2 (1.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (99.34%) C
2 52 (34.44%) C++
3 27 (17.88%) Embedded C++
4 15 (9.93%) Assembly Language
5 14 (9.27%) Python
6 11 (7.28%) Java
6 11 (7.28%) C#
7 6 (3.97%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.99%) VC++
8 3 (1.99%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
9 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.66%) VB6
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.66%) SQL
10 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.65%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.62%) Cisco
2 6 (3.97%) Intel
3 4 (2.65%) EMC
4 2 (1.32%) QNX
4 2 (1.32%) MKS
4 2 (1.32%) Perforce
4 2 (1.32%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.32%) Coverity
4 2 (1.32%) Wind River
5 1 (0.66%) VMware
5 1 (0.66%) Serena
5 1 (0.66%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.66%) Motorola
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Bristol
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Wiltshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour + competitive
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
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Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Middlesex
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Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
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Cumbria
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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Cambridge
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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Wiltshire
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