The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 409 428 385
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -43
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 11 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.024% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.055% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£386 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £363
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Embedded C
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in London

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in London

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in London

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 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
Croydon - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (100.00%) C
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Degree
4 13 (59.09%) Electronics
4 13 (59.09%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (54.55%) OOP
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) ZigBee
8 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) OSGi
10 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (9.09%) Windows
10 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
11 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
11 1 (4.55%) Firmware
11 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
11 1 (4.55%) Middleware
11 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
11 1 (4.55%) DTV
11 1 (4.55%) VC++
11 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
11 1 (4.55%) Java
11 1 (4.55%) UNIX
11 1 (4.55%) TDD
11 1 (4.55%) STB
11 1 (4.55%) QNX

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.55%) Valgrind
General
1 13 (59.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Junior Software Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Junior
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) OSGi
2 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) OpenCL
2 1 (4.55%) Renderscript
2 1 (4.55%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) STB
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) CUDA
3 1 (4.55%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.55%) VC++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) QNX
1 1 (4.55%) Coverity