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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 231 228 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 38 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.99% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £345 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 6
Median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £35.60 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.66%
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
3118 3134 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.12% 33.52% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1929 1673
Median daily rate £400 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 87 106
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 11 - - 1
Surrey -1 8 - - 2
West Sussex - 6 £340 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 - - 1
Berkshire -18 3 £345 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £340 -
Oxfordshire 0 2 - - 2
East Sussex +1 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 97 (96.04%) C
2 64 (63.37%) Software Engineering
3 49 (48.51%) Telecoms
4 40 (39.60%) Linux
5 34 (33.66%) C++
6 33 (32.67%) ClearCase
7 30 (29.70%) DTV
7 30 (29.70%) Multithreading
8 26 (25.74%) Wireless
9 23 (22.77%) Embedded C++
10 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.80%) LTE
12 19 (18.81%) Embedded Software Development
13 18 (17.82%) VHDL
14 17 (16.83%) DVB
14 17 (16.83%) STB
15 16 (15.84%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
16 14 (13.86%) Scrum
17 13 (12.87%) SOA
17 13 (12.87%) SQL
17 13 (12.87%) Software Architecture
18 12 (11.88%) Electronics
19 10 (9.90%) TDD
19 10 (9.90%) 3G
20 9 (8.91%) PPP
20 9 (8.91%) 3GPP
20 9 (8.91%) MISRA
21 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
21 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.74%) Wireless
2 20 (19.80%) LTE
3 17 (16.83%) DVB
4 10 (9.90%) 3G
5 9 (8.91%) 3GPP
5 9 (8.91%) PPP
6 7 (6.93%) HTTP
7 6 (5.94%) UPnP
8 4 (3.96%) RS-232
9 2 (1.98%) Broadband
9 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.98%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.99%) 4G
10 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) ClearCase
2 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) Hudson
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.98%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (48.51%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.88%) Electronics
3 6 (5.94%) Automotive
4 5 (4.95%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Avionics
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (73.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 54 (53.47%) Software Engineer
3 48 (47.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 23 (22.77%) Embedded C Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Embedded Developer
5 18 (17.82%) VHDL Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) C Software Engineer
7 14 (13.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 14 (13.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 12 (11.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) C Developer
9 9 (8.91%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Embedded C Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Embedded Software Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) C++ Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) HTML
1 7 (6.93%) HTML5
1 7 (6.93%) REST
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) DTV
2 18 (17.82%) VHDL
3 17 (16.83%) STB
4 16 (15.84%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.93%) MPEG
7 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.94%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.98%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.98%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) Software Engineering
2 30 (29.70%) Multithreading
3 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Scrum
6 13 (12.87%) SOA
6 13 (12.87%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.90%) TDD
8 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.93%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (6.93%) User Stories
10 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
11 2 (1.98%) Change Management
11 2 (1.98%) UML
12 1 (0.99%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 97 (96.04%) C
2 34 (33.66%) C++
3 23 (22.77%) Embedded C++
4 13 (12.87%) SQL
5 6 (5.94%) Assembly Language
6 4 (3.96%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.98%) ANSI C
7 2 (1.98%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) MISRA
2 5 (4.95%) MISRA C
3 4 (3.96%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (3.96%) Freescale
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
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