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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 210 202 217
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 38 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 16 £350 +41.41% 5
Berkshire +17 9 £423 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 £320 - 4
Middlesex - 3 £350 - 4
Surrey -8 2 - - 6
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 8
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 2
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (100.00%) C
2 42 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (40.00%) Linux
4 14 (23.33%) GDB
4 14 (23.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 13 (21.67%) C++
6 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
6 11 (18.33%) Device Driver
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco
8 9 (15.00%) ClearCase
8 9 (15.00%) DTV
9 8 (13.33%) UML
9 8 (13.33%) Python
9 8 (13.33%) Embedded C++
9 8 (13.33%) POSIX
9 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.67%) STB
10 7 (11.67%) DVB
11 6 (10.00%) MPLS
11 6 (10.00%) OSPF
11 6 (10.00%) BGP
12 5 (8.33%) Firmware
12 5 (8.33%) Electronics
12 5 (8.33%) IPv4
12 5 (8.33%) IPv6
12 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (8.33%) Software Architecture
13 4 (6.67%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) DVB
3 6 (10.00%) MPLS
3 6 (10.00%) OSPF
3 6 (10.00%) BGP
4 5 (8.33%) IPv4
4 5 (8.33%) IPv6
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) NFC
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 2 (3.33%) HTTP
6 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.67%) UPnP
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) LTE
7 1 (1.67%) FCoE
7 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.67%) CDMA
7 1 (1.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) GDB
2 9 (15.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) LLVM
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.67%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) C Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C Programmer
5 7 (11.67%) Programmer
6 5 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) POSIX
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (1.67%) Flash
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Device Driver
2 9 (15.00%) DTV
3 7 (11.67%) STB
4 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.33%) Firmware
5 4 (6.67%) VHDL
6 2 (3.33%) MPEG
6 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.67%) EPoS
7 1 (1.67%) EMV
7 1 (1.67%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.67%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) UML
4 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (3.33%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.33%) Release Management
8 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.67%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.67%) OO
9 1 (1.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C
2 13 (21.67%) C++
3 8 (13.33%) Python
3 8 (13.33%) Embedded C++
4 4 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (3.33%) Intel
2 2 (3.33%) Perforce
2 2 (3.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) QNX
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