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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 498 487 471
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 77 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £33.40 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
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
19146 17968 17098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.47% 37.53% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13079 11789 10720
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 374 548
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -15 27 £456 +36.19% 23
East of England +2 21 £300 -22.58% 17
South West -4 10 - - 7
London -2 5 £350 -13.84% 4
West Midlands -1 3 - - 7
North West -15 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 10
Yorkshire - 2 - - 7
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 187 (98.94%) C
2 130 (68.78%) Software Engineering
3 79 (41.80%) C++
3 79 (41.80%) Linux
4 61 (32.28%) Embedded C++
5 37 (19.58%) Electronics
6 30 (15.87%) Embedded Systems
7 29 (15.34%) Wireless
7 29 (15.34%) Python
8 25 (13.23%) Automotive
9 23 (12.17%) Embedded Linux
10 22 (11.64%) Device Driver
11 19 (10.05%) Aerospace
11 19 (10.05%) UML
12 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (8.47%) TCP/IP
14 14 (7.41%) Firmware
15 13 (6.88%) OO
15 13 (6.88%) GSM
15 13 (6.88%) LTE
16 12 (6.35%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.35%) Embedded Software Development
16 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
16 12 (6.35%) DO-178B
16 12 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
16 12 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
17 11 (5.82%) Windows
17 11 (5.82%) 3G
17 11 (5.82%) Algorithms

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Simulink
2 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.34%) Wireless
2 16 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.88%) GSM
3 13 (6.88%) LTE
4 12 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (5.82%) 3G
6 8 (4.23%) IPv4
6 8 (4.23%) IPv6
6 8 (4.23%) 4G
7 7 (3.70%) UMTS
7 7 (3.70%) DVB
7 7 (3.70%) WiMAX
8 5 (2.65%) Bluetooth
9 4 (2.12%) DNS
9 4 (2.12%) ZigBee
10 3 (1.59%) 2G
10 3 (1.59%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.59%) HTTP
10 3 (1.59%) SNMP
10 3 (1.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.76%) ClearCase
3 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.70%) Subversion
4 7 (3.70%) JIRA
5 4 (2.12%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.06%) CANoe
7 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) Trac
8 1 (0.53%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.53%) Redmine
8 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (19.58%) Electronics
2 25 (13.23%) Automotive
3 19 (10.05%) Aerospace
4 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.12%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 105 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 62 (32.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 48 (25.40%) Developer
4 14 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 12 (6.35%) Embedded Software Developer
5 12 (6.35%) C Developer
6 9 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 7 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (3.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (2.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (2.65%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (2.65%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (2.12%) C++ Developer
11 3 (1.59%) Development Engineer
11 3 (1.59%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 3 (1.59%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 3 (1.59%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.17%) HTML
2 4 (2.12%) Middleware
2 4 (2.12%) Qt
3 2 (1.06%) RESTful
3 2 (1.06%) JSON
3 2 (1.06%) POSIX
3 2 (1.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.06%) DirectX
4 1 (0.53%) CGI
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) MFC
4 1 (0.53%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) Flash
4 1 (0.53%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (11.64%) Device Driver
3 11 (5.82%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) STB
5 4 (2.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.12%) DTV
6 3 (1.59%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.59%) MPEG
7 2 (1.06%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.06%) VHDL
7 2 (1.06%) Verilog
8 1 (0.53%) EMV
8 1 (0.53%) Arduino
8 1 (0.53%) Robotics
8 1 (0.53%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Physics
8 1 (0.53%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.53%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 79 (41.80%) Linux
2 23 (12.17%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (5.82%) Windows
4 4 (2.12%) UNIX
4 4 (2.12%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.06%) ThreadX
5 2 (1.06%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (68.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (10.05%) UML
3 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.88%) OO
5 12 (6.35%) Unit Testing
5 12 (6.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 11 (5.82%) Integration Testing
7 10 (5.29%) OOD
7 10 (5.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.17%) Validation
8 6 (3.17%) Multithreading
8 6 (3.17%) Change Control
9 5 (2.65%) SDLC
9 5 (2.65%) Software Architecture
9 5 (2.65%) Project Management
9 5 (2.65%) Requirements Management
10 4 (2.12%) TDD
10 4 (2.12%) Test Scripting
11 3 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 187 (98.94%) C
2 79 (41.80%) C++
3 61 (32.28%) Embedded C++
4 29 (15.34%) Python
5 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.29%) Lua
7 9 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 7 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.17%) Java
10 5 (2.65%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.12%) C#
12 3 (1.59%) Scala
13 2 (1.06%) Perl
13 2 (1.06%) SQL
13 2 (1.06%) VC++
13 2 (1.06%) Ada
14 1 (0.53%) Jython
14 1 (0.53%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Degree
1 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.23%) Serena
2 4 (2.12%) Atmel
3 3 (1.59%) Wind River
4 2 (1.06%) Perforce
4 2 (1.06%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.53%) QNX
5 1 (0.53%) MKS
5 1 (0.53%) Telelogic
5 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.53%) Freescale
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