The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 231 223 219
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 34 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £305 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -29.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £301 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £309 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £305 £303
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3271 2906 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.12% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1587 1270
Average daily rate £350 £332 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 117 201
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire - 10 - - 3
Hampshire -7 8 £338 +12.50% 6
Surrey +8 4 £338 - 9
Oxfordshire - 4 £340 - 3
Kent - 2 - - 13
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
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Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (100.00%) C
2 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
3 24 (45.28%) C++
3 24 (45.28%) Linux
4 19 (35.85%) Embedded C++
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Device Driver
6 9 (16.98%) UML
7 7 (13.21%) OO
7 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.21%) 3G
7 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (13.21%) Wireless
7 7 (13.21%) Electronics
7 7 (13.21%) LTE
7 7 (13.21%) 4G
8 6 (11.32%) WiMAX
8 6 (11.32%) Requirements Management
8 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
8 6 (11.32%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) GSM
9 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.43%) IPv4
9 5 (9.43%) IPv6
9 5 (9.43%) UMTS
9 5 (9.43%) Automotive
9 5 (9.43%) DVB
9 5 (9.43%) Validation
9 5 (9.43%) Degree
9 5 (9.43%) Computer Science

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Simulink
2 1 (1.89%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.21%) 3G
1 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (13.21%) Wireless
1 7 (13.21%) LTE
1 7 (13.21%) 4G
2 6 (11.32%) WiMAX
3 5 (9.43%) DVB
3 5 (9.43%) IPv4
3 5 (9.43%) IPv6
3 5 (9.43%) GSM
3 5 (9.43%) UMTS
4 4 (7.55%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (13.21%) Electronics
2 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.43%) Automotive
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Software Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (3.77%) C Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Qt
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) CSS3
2 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.89%) React
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) MPEG
3 4 (7.55%) STB
4 3 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.66%) DTV
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Wiki
6 1 (1.89%) VHDL
6 1 (1.89%) Robotics
6 1 (1.89%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) UML
4 7 (13.21%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) OOD
5 6 (11.32%) Requirements Management
6 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.66%) Code Coverage
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) CMMI
9 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.77%) SysML
9 2 (3.77%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.89%) Metaprogramming
10 1 (1.89%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C
2 24 (45.28%) C++
3 19 (35.85%) Embedded C++
4 4 (7.55%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 1 (1.89%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.89%) Facebook
2 1 (1.89%) Renesas
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