The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 131 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.80 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
985 1107 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.76% 40.27% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 593 413
Average daily rate £360 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 16
Average hourly rate £34.80 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Edinburgh -6 3 £400 +14.28%
Fife - 1 - -
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++
2 7 (43.75%) Firmware
2 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) GPRS
4 3 (18.75%) PSTN
4 3 (18.75%) PPP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Assembly Language
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (6.25%) Military
6 1 (6.25%) Cadence

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (18.75%) GPRS
2 3 (18.75%) PSTN
2 3 (18.75%) PPP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Assembly Language
5 2 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) EMC
1 1 (6.25%) Cadence
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter