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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 516 531 551
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 94 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 21
Median daily rate £388 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £315 £345
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.30 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
18651 19794 19686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.79% 39.08% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12928 13590 13528
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 511 401
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
East of England +18 29 £330 +18.79% 15
South East +15 23 £550 +66.66% 12
South West +16 18 £425 +41.66%
West Midlands 0 10 £344 - 3
London -11 8 £340 +23.63% 2
North West +9 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +21 1 - - 3
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 145 (96.03%) C
2 99 (65.56%) Software Engineering
3 62 (41.06%) C++
4 55 (36.42%) Embedded C++
5 24 (15.89%) Wireless
6 22 (14.57%) Linux
7 19 (12.58%) C#
8 18 (11.92%) Bluetooth
8 18 (11.92%) Degree
8 18 (11.92%) MISRA
9 16 (10.60%) Electronics
10 15 (9.93%) Automotive
10 15 (9.93%) Firmware
11 14 (9.27%) Python
11 14 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
11 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (7.28%) Aerospace
12 11 (7.28%) Regression Testing
13 10 (6.62%) UML
13 10 (6.62%) Scrum
14 9 (5.96%) Device Driver
14 9 (5.96%) OO
14 9 (5.96%) Simulink
14 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
15 8 (5.30%) MISRA C
15 8 (5.30%) MATLAB
15 8 (5.30%) ZigBee
15 8 (5.30%) Embedded Linux

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:

Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Simulink
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
2 1 (0.66%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.66%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.89%) Wireless
2 18 (11.92%) Bluetooth
3 8 (5.30%) ZigBee
4 6 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.31%) HTTP
6 4 (2.65%) DVB
6 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.99%) 802.15
7 3 (1.99%) AMQP
7 3 (1.99%) MQTT
7 3 (1.99%) RFID
7 3 (1.99%) RS-232
8 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.32%) Internet
8 2 (1.32%) LTE
8 2 (1.32%) RS-485
9 1 (0.66%) 3G
9 1 (0.66%) 4G
9 1 (0.66%) LAN
9 1 (0.66%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.31%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.32%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.66%) GCC
5 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.66%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (10.60%) Electronics
2 15 (9.93%) Automotive
3 11 (7.28%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Military
6 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Avionics
7 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.66%) Finance
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (49.01%) Software Engineer
2 70 (46.36%) Embedded Engineer
3 57 (37.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (25.83%) Developer
5 31 (20.53%) Embedded C Engineer
6 29 (19.21%) Embedded Developer
7 28 (18.54%) C Software Engineer
8 25 (16.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 18 (11.92%) C Developer
9 18 (11.92%) Embedded C Developer
10 13 (8.61%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 11 (7.28%) C++ Developer
12 11 (7.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (4.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 7 (4.64%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) HTML
2 4 (2.65%) HTML5
2 4 (2.65%) Node.js
2 4 (2.65%) REST
3 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.99%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) Ajax
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) jQuery
4 1 (0.66%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (5.96%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (3.31%) Digital TV
5 5 (3.31%) MPEG
5 5 (3.31%) STB
6 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.32%) VHDL
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.66%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.66%) Robotics
7 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.57%) Linux
2 8 (5.30%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.97%) Unix
3 6 (3.97%) Windows
4 5 (3.31%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (2.65%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) HPUX
7 1 (0.66%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (65.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.28%) Regression Testing
4 10 (6.62%) Scrum
4 10 (6.62%) UML
5 9 (5.96%) OO
6 8 (5.30%) TDD
7 7 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.97%) SDLC
9 5 (3.31%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.31%) Multithreading
10 4 (2.65%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (2.65%) Signal Processing
10 4 (2.65%) SOA
10 4 (2.65%) Software Architecture
11 3 (1.99%) Coaching
11 3 (1.99%) Device Driver Development
11 3 (1.99%) High Availability
11 3 (1.99%) Machine Learning
11 3 (1.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 145 (96.03%) C
2 62 (41.06%) C++
3 55 (36.42%) Embedded C++
4 19 (12.58%) C#
5 14 (9.27%) Python
6 8 (5.30%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.31%) Assembly Language
7 5 (3.31%) SQL
8 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) Ada
9 2 (1.32%) Java
9 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) MISRA
2 8 (5.30%) MISRA C
3 6 (3.97%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.32%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.66%) HL7
5 1 (0.66%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) ISO13485
System Software
1 15 (9.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.65%) IBM
2 2 (1.32%) EMC
2 2 (1.32%) Renesas
3 1 (0.66%) Atmel
3 1 (0.66%) HP
3 1 (0.66%) Intel
3 1 (0.66%) Motorola
3 1 (0.66%) Perforce
3 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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