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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 551 486 506
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +20
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 54 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 13
Average daily rate
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£345 £361 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +26.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 33
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.25 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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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
20110 19080 19249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.59% 37.44% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12291 12307
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 387 521
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -35 20 £400 +14.28% 27
East of England -1 18 £394 +5.00% 21
South West -11 7 - - 11
London +4 3 £325 -16.12% 6
Yorkshire -25 2 - - 5
Midlands +3 1 £320 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 147 (99.32%) C
2 97 (65.54%) Software Engineering
3 64 (43.24%) C++
4 59 (39.86%) Linux
5 52 (35.14%) Embedded C++
6 28 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
7 27 (18.24%) Python
7 27 (18.24%) Electronics
8 23 (15.54%) Embedded Linux
9 22 (14.86%) Automotive
10 19 (12.84%) Device Driver
11 18 (12.16%) Wireless
12 17 (11.49%) Firmware
13 14 (9.46%) Aerospace
13 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.78%) Windows
15 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
15 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
15 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
16 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
17 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
17 10 (6.76%) UML
18 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio
18 9 (6.08%) Multithreading
18 9 (6.08%) DO-178B
18 9 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
19 8 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
19 8 (5.41%) Integration Testing
19 8 (5.41%) LTE
19 8 (5.41%) Lua

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Simulink
2 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.16%) Wireless
2 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.41%) LTE
4 7 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.05%) DVB
5 6 (4.05%) GSM
6 5 (3.38%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.70%) 4G
7 4 (2.70%) 3G
7 4 (2.70%) Bluetooth
7 4 (2.70%) IPv4
7 4 (2.70%) IPv6
8 3 (2.03%) UMTS
8 3 (2.03%) WiMAX
8 3 (2.03%) UPnP
9 2 (1.35%) HSUPA
9 2 (1.35%) HSDPA
9 2 (1.35%) WLAN
9 2 (1.35%) HTTP
9 2 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio
1 9 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.05%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.38%) Subversion
4 4 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.35%) CANoe
6 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.68%) Redmine
6 1 (0.68%) Trac
6 1 (0.68%) VectorCAST
General
1 27 (18.24%) Electronics
2 22 (14.86%) Automotive
3 14 (9.46%) Aerospace
4 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 75 (50.68%) Software Engineer
2 46 (31.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 40 (27.03%) Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Embedded Software Developer
5 11 (7.43%) C Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Embedded C Developer
9 4 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 2 (1.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 2 (1.35%) Ada Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) HTML
2 3 (2.03%) Middleware
2 3 (2.03%) Qt
3 2 (1.35%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.68%) QML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) MFC
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
4 1 (0.68%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.68%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (12.84%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.38%) STB
5 4 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.70%) Streaming Video
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) MPEG
6 3 (2.03%) DTV
6 3 (2.03%) VHDL
6 3 (2.03%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Verilog
8 1 (0.68%) Arduino
8 1 (0.68%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.68%) Robotics
8 1 (0.68%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.86%) Linux
2 23 (15.54%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (8.78%) Windows
4 4 (2.70%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.03%) UNIX
6 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.35%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (65.54%) Software Engineering
2 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
4 10 (6.76%) UML
5 9 (6.08%) Multithreading
6 8 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (5.41%) Integration Testing
7 7 (4.73%) OO
8 6 (4.05%) OOD
8 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.05%) Change Control
9 4 (2.70%) SDLC
9 4 (2.70%) Project Management
9 4 (2.70%) Validation
9 4 (2.70%) TDD
10 3 (2.03%) Analytics
11 2 (1.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.35%) Software Delivery
11 2 (1.35%) Open Source
11 2 (1.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 147 (99.32%) C
2 64 (43.24%) C++
3 52 (35.14%) Embedded C++
4 27 (18.24%) Python
5 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.41%) Lua
7 7 (4.73%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.05%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.38%) Java
9 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.03%) C#
10 3 (2.03%) SQL
10 3 (2.03%) Scala
11 2 (1.35%) Ada
11 2 (1.35%) VC++
11 2 (1.35%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.68%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (11.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (3.38%) Serena
2 4 (2.70%) Atmel
3 1 (0.68%) Freescale
3 1 (0.68%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
3 1 (0.68%) Altera
3 1 (0.68%) IBM
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.68%) QNX
3 1 (0.68%) MKS
3 1 (0.68%) Telelogic
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