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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 536 513 501
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 81 96 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 17
Median daily rate £348 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £248 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £467 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 38
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £33.25 £30.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
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
19044 18583 18291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.78% 37.78% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 12453 12238
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 389 440
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 35 £345 +1.47% 9
South West 0 12 £300 - 5
East of England -3 12 £350 +16.66% 16
London -8 8 £420 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +10 6 - - 2
East Midlands +21 4 - - 4
North West -11 1 - - 6
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 188 (94.95%) C
2 130 (65.66%) Software Engineering
3 88 (44.44%) C++
4 73 (36.87%) Linux
5 60 (30.30%) Embedded C++
6 49 (24.75%) Telecoms
7 40 (20.20%) Wireless
8 37 (18.69%) Multithreading
8 37 (18.69%) ClearCase
9 33 (16.67%) DTV
10 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (13.64%) STB
12 23 (11.62%) Electronics
13 22 (11.11%) Automotive
14 21 (10.61%) Scrum
14 21 (10.61%) Embedded Software Development
15 20 (10.10%) LTE
15 20 (10.10%) MISRA
15 20 (10.10%) DVB
16 18 (9.09%) VHDL
16 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
16 18 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
17 17 (8.59%) TDD
18 16 (8.08%) Embedded Linux
19 15 (7.58%) MATLAB
20 14 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (7.07%) Software Architecture
21 13 (6.57%) SQL
21 13 (6.57%) SOA
22 12 (6.06%) Python

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Simulink
2 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.20%) Wireless
2 20 (10.10%) DVB
2 20 (10.10%) LTE
3 12 (6.06%) 3G
4 9 (4.55%) 3GPP
4 9 (4.55%) PPP
5 8 (4.04%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.54%) Broadband
6 7 (3.54%) HTTP
6 7 (3.54%) Modbus
7 6 (3.03%) Bluetooth
7 6 (3.03%) UPnP
8 4 (2.02%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.52%) RS-232
9 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.51%) 4G
10 1 (0.51%) GSM
10 1 (0.51%) RS-485
10 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (18.69%) ClearCase
2 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.53%) Hudson
5 3 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.01%) JIRA
6 2 (1.01%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.01%) VectorCAST
6 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.62%) Electronics
3 22 (11.11%) Automotive
4 9 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.03%) Avionics
6 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 119 (60.10%) Embedded Engineer
2 109 (55.05%) Software Engineer
3 85 (42.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (19.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 36 (18.18%) Developer
6 33 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
7 27 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
8 26 (13.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 22 (11.11%) Software Developer
10 20 (10.10%) Embedded Software Developer
11 18 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 18 (9.09%) VHDL Engineer
12 16 (8.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 12 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (5.56%) C Developer
15 11 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (5.56%) Embedded C Developer
15 11 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 10 (5.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) HTML
1 10 (5.05%) HTML5
2 8 (4.04%) Middleware
3 7 (3.54%) REST
4 4 (2.02%) Qt
5 3 (1.52%) CSS
5 3 (1.52%) DOM
5 3 (1.52%) GStreamer
5 3 (1.52%) OpenGL
5 3 (1.52%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (1.52%) QML
5 3 (1.52%) WebKit
6 1 (0.51%) Ember.js
6 1 (0.51%) NumPy
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.51%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) DTV
2 27 (13.64%) STB
3 18 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (9.09%) VHDL
4 10 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.04%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.54%) MPEG
8 3 (1.52%) IPTV
8 3 (1.52%) MHEG
9 2 (1.01%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.51%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.87%) Linux
2 16 (8.08%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (1.52%) VxWorks
3 3 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.51%) pSOS
4 1 (0.51%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (65.66%) Software Engineering
2 37 (18.69%) Multithreading
3 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.61%) Embedded Software Development
4 21 (10.61%) Scrum
5 17 (8.59%) TDD
6 14 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (7.07%) Software Architecture
7 13 (6.57%) SOA
8 8 (4.04%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (4.04%) Project Management
9 7 (3.54%) Change Management
9 7 (3.54%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.54%) Digital Signal Processing
9 7 (3.54%) Machine Learning
9 7 (3.54%) Signal Processing
9 7 (3.54%) User Stories
10 6 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.53%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 188 (94.95%) C
2 88 (44.44%) C++
3 60 (30.30%) Embedded C++
4 15 (7.58%) MATLAB
5 13 (6.57%) SQL
6 12 (6.06%) Python
7 8 (4.04%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.52%) C#
8 3 (1.52%) Java
9 2 (1.01%) Ada
9 2 (1.01%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.51%) Ada 83
10 1 (0.51%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.51%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.10%) MISRA
2 11 (5.56%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.03%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.02%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (4.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (2.53%) Perforce
2 3 (1.52%) Freescale
2 3 (1.52%) Google
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.01%) Serena
4 1 (0.51%) Lauterbach
4 1 (0.51%) Siemens
4 1 (0.51%) Wind River
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £100.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago