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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 468 498 439
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -59
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 108 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 27
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£350 £318 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £305 £303
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £30.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
18431 17732 15418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.13% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12101 11545 9747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 426 569
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 30 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 30 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 +5 35 £338 +10.65% 34
South West +14 25 £350 +12.90% 14
East of England 0 17 £363 - 27
Yorkshire -5 9 - - 3
West Midlands -5 6 £263 - 8
London +3 5 £350 +7.69% 8
North East - 5 - - 2
North West - 3 £283 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 14
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 168 (98.25%) C
2 119 (69.59%) Software Engineering
3 67 (39.18%) C++
4 65 (38.01%) Linux
5 52 (30.41%) Embedded C++
6 34 (19.88%) Electronics
7 33 (19.30%) Wireless
8 26 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (12.28%) Automotive
10 19 (11.11%) Aerospace
11 18 (10.53%) Device Driver
12 16 (9.36%) UML
12 16 (9.36%) Python
13 15 (8.77%) Firmware
13 15 (8.77%) Degree
14 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
15 13 (7.60%) 3G
15 13 (7.60%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (7.60%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (7.02%) DO-178B
16 12 (7.02%) OO
17 11 (6.43%) GSM
17 11 (6.43%) LTE
18 10 (5.85%) Rational DOORS
18 10 (5.85%) Algorithms
18 10 (5.85%) Configuration Management
19 9 (5.26%) OOD
19 9 (5.26%) Validation
19 9 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Simulink
2 3 (1.75%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.17%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.30%) Wireless
2 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.60%) 3G
4 11 (6.43%) GSM
4 11 (6.43%) LTE
5 9 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.68%) ZigBee
7 7 (4.09%) 4G
7 7 (4.09%) GPRS
8 6 (3.51%) Bluetooth
8 6 (3.51%) UMTS
8 6 (3.51%) DVB
8 6 (3.51%) WiMAX
9 5 (2.92%) 802.15
9 5 (2.92%) DNS
9 5 (2.92%) IPv4
9 5 (2.92%) IPv6
10 3 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.75%) 2G
11 1 (0.58%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.09%) JIRA
2 7 (4.09%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.34%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.75%) Subversion
5 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.58%) VectorCAST
General
1 34 (19.88%) Electronics
2 21 (12.28%) Automotive
3 19 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Avionics
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 99 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 58 (33.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 28 (16.37%) Developer
4 13 (7.60%) Embedded C Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Embedded Software Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) C Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Tester
11 5 (2.92%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Software Tester
12 3 (1.75%) C++ Developer
12 3 (1.75%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) HTML
1 6 (3.51%) RESTful
1 6 (3.51%) JSON
2 4 (2.34%) Middleware
3 3 (1.75%) Qt
4 2 (1.17%) POSIX
5 1 (0.58%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.58%) DirectX
5 1 (0.58%) JNI
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) CSS
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
5 1 (0.58%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) Flash
5 1 (0.58%) HTML5
5 1 (0.58%) CSS3
5 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 13 (7.60%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (5.85%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.92%) STB
6 4 (2.34%) DTV
6 4 (2.34%) MPEG
7 3 (1.75%) VHDL
7 3 (1.75%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.17%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.17%) Verilog
8 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.58%) EMV
9 1 (0.58%) ASIC
9 1 (0.58%) Robotics
9 1 (0.58%) Physics
9 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (38.01%) Linux
2 13 (7.60%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (4.09%) ThreadX
4 4 (2.34%) VxWorks
4 4 (2.34%) Windows
5 3 (1.75%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.58%) UNIX
6 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (69.59%) Software Engineering
2 26 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.36%) UML
4 12 (7.02%) OO
5 10 (5.85%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.26%) OOD
6 9 (5.26%) Validation
6 9 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (4.68%) Requirements Management
7 8 (4.68%) Integration Testing
8 5 (2.92%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.92%) Scrum
8 5 (2.92%) Project Management
9 4 (2.34%) Multithreading
9 4 (2.34%) Change Control
9 4 (2.34%) Software Architecture
9 4 (2.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (1.75%) Unit Testing
10 3 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 168 (98.25%) C
2 67 (39.18%) C++
3 52 (30.41%) Embedded C++
4 16 (9.36%) Python
5 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.51%) MATLAB
5 6 (3.51%) Lua
6 5 (2.92%) C#
7 4 (2.34%) Java
8 2 (1.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (3.51%) Serena
2 3 (1.75%) MathWorks
2 3 (1.75%) Wind River
3 2 (1.17%) Perforce
4 1 (0.58%) IBM
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.58%) Altera
4 1 (0.58%) Atmel
4 1 (0.58%) Synopsys
4 1 (0.58%) Actel
4 1 (0.58%) Facebook
4 1 (0.58%) Renesas
4 1 (0.58%) Xilinx
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