The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 56 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 0.43% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.20% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Embedded C
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 166 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.63% 35.47% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 82
Average daily rate £350 £364 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +26.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 29
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £37.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the Essex region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the Essex region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014. 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Witham - - - -
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (50.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) EMC