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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 247 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
-46 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 20 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 1.00% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3278 2901 2701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.08% 34.07% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1901 1569 1384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 118 181
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
Hampshire -16 6 £360 +15.20% 2
Berkshire -1 4 - - 3
Surrey -8 4 £350 -9.73% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £350 -17.64% 2
Oxfordshire -27 2 £348 - 4
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) C
2 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
3 23 (46.94%) C++
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 17 (34.69%) Embedded C++
6 12 (24.49%) Device Driver
7 9 (18.37%) STB
7 9 (18.37%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (18.37%) DVB
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.29%) DTV
9 7 (14.29%) UML
10 6 (12.24%) ClearCase
10 6 (12.24%) Automotive
10 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
10 6 (12.24%) Degree
11 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
11 5 (10.20%) LTE
11 5 (10.20%) GDB
11 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (10.20%) Simulink
11 5 (10.20%) C#
11 5 (10.20%) Code Coverage
11 5 (10.20%) Python
11 5 (10.20%) POSIX
12 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
12 4 (8.16%) OO
12 4 (8.16%) 3G
12 4 (8.16%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (2.04%) Node.js
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DVB
2 5 (10.20%) LTE
3 4 (8.16%) 3G
3 4 (8.16%) Wireless
3 4 (8.16%) WiMAX
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) OSPF
5 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) UPnP
6 1 (2.04%) 4G
6 1 (2.04%) NFC
6 1 (2.04%) IPv4
6 1 (2.04%) IPv6
6 1 (2.04%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.20%) GDB
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (12.24%) Automotive
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Software Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C Programmer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.12%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) POSIX
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) CSS3
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Flash
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Device Driver
2 9 (18.37%) STB
3 7 (14.29%) DTV
4 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (6.12%) MPEG
7 2 (4.08%) VHDL
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.04%) Wiki
8 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.04%) Physics
8 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
8 1 (2.04%) EPoS
8 1 (2.04%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) ThreadX
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) UML
4 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
4 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Code Coverage
5 4 (8.16%) OO
5 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Coaching
6 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.12%) OOP
7 2 (4.08%) SysML
7 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.04%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C
2 23 (46.94%) C++
3 17 (34.69%) Embedded C++
4 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
5 5 (10.20%) C#
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.08%) Java
7 2 (4.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.08%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook
3 1 (2.04%) Renesas
3 1 (2.04%) QNX
3 1 (2.04%) MathWorks
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