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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 495 509 444
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -65
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 83 60 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £285 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.38% -21.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £363
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 72
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £32.50 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £50.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 391 507 688
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 £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 30 £363 +46.46% 44
South West -30 18 £338 +7.14% 11
East of England -17 16 £338 +26.16% 27
London +19 11 £386 - 3
Yorkshire -4 2 - - 1
West Midlands -19 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 8
East Midlands - - - - 3
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 168 (99.41%) C
2 132 (78.11%) Software Engineering
3 74 (43.79%) C++
4 61 (36.09%) Linux
5 38 (22.49%) Embedded C++
6 37 (21.89%) Electronics
7 30 (17.75%) Degree
8 28 (16.57%) Embedded Linux
8 28 (16.57%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (14.79%) Device Driver
10 22 (13.02%) Python
11 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.24%) ZigBee
13 18 (10.65%) Embedded Software Development
13 18 (10.65%) OO
14 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
14 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
15 16 (9.47%) Automotive
16 15 (8.88%) Wireless
17 14 (8.28%) Rational DOORS
17 14 (8.28%) GDB
17 14 (8.28%) Firmware
17 14 (8.28%) OOP
18 12 (7.10%) ClearCase
18 12 (7.10%) UML
18 12 (7.10%) Assembly Language
18 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
18 12 (7.10%) Software Architecture
19 10 (5.92%) STB
19 10 (5.92%) Cisco

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) ZigBee
2 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.88%) Wireless
4 9 (5.33%) DVB
4 9 (5.33%) Bluetooth
5 7 (4.14%) GSM
6 6 (3.55%) 3G
6 6 (3.55%) MPLS
6 6 (3.55%) OSPF
6 6 (3.55%) BGP
7 5 (2.96%) IPv4
7 5 (2.96%) IPv6
7 5 (2.96%) GPRS
7 5 (2.96%) 2G
8 4 (2.37%) LTE
8 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.37%) 802.15
9 3 (1.78%) Modbus
10 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) MySQL
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (8.28%) GDB
2 12 (7.10%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.55%) Subversion
4 4 (2.37%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.78%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.18%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.18%) JIRA
6 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.59%) PVCS
7 1 (0.59%) LLVM
7 1 (0.59%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 37 (21.89%) Electronics
2 16 (9.47%) Automotive
3 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.33%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.37%) Avionics
6 3 (1.78%) Finance
7 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (65.68%) Software Engineer
2 60 (35.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 29 (17.16%) Developer
4 15 (8.88%) C Developer
5 12 (7.10%) Junior
5 12 (7.10%) Junior Software Engineer
5 12 (7.10%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Programmer
9 7 (4.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) C Programmer
10 6 (3.55%) Principle Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (2.96%) Embedded C Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Development Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) POSIX
2 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) wxWidgets
3 4 (2.37%) OSGi
3 4 (2.37%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) XML
4 2 (1.18%) XSLT
4 2 (1.18%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.59%) Flash
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.59%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.59%) Renderscript
5 1 (0.59%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (14.79%) Device Driver
3 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.28%) Firmware
5 10 (5.92%) STB
5 10 (5.92%) DTV
6 7 (4.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (4.14%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.37%) VHDL
8 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.18%) MPEG
9 1 (0.59%) EPoS
9 1 (0.59%) EMV
9 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.59%) Physics
9 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.09%) Linux
2 28 (16.57%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (5.33%) Windows
4 7 (4.14%) UNIX
5 5 (2.96%) VxWorks
5 5 (2.96%) Android
6 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.59%) HPUX
7 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (78.11%) Software Engineering
2 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.65%) Embedded Software Development
3 18 (10.65%) OO
4 14 (8.28%) OOP
5 12 (7.10%) UML
5 12 (7.10%) Software Architecture
6 9 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.33%) Integration Testing
7 8 (4.73%) Coaching
7 8 (4.73%) Multithreading
8 5 (2.96%) OOD
8 5 (2.96%) Scrum
8 5 (2.96%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.37%) Stress Testing
9 4 (2.37%) TDD
10 3 (1.78%) Validation
10 3 (1.78%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (99.41%) C
2 74 (43.79%) C++
3 38 (22.49%) Embedded C++
4 22 (13.02%) Python
5 12 (7.10%) Assembly Language
6 8 (4.73%) C#
6 8 (4.73%) Java
7 7 (4.14%) VC++
8 6 (3.55%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.96%) Perl
10 3 (1.78%) PHP
11 2 (1.18%) VBScript
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) SQL
12 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (17.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.37%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 14443
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.92%) Cisco
2 4 (2.37%) Wind River
2 4 (2.37%) EMC
3 3 (1.78%) QNX
3 3 (1.78%) Serena
4 2 (1.18%) Coverity
4 2 (1.18%) Green Hills
4 2 (1.18%) Intel
5 1 (0.59%) Siemens
5 1 (0.59%) Sony
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) VMware
5 1 (0.59%) NorthgateArinso
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