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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 224 239 244
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 23 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 9
Median daily rate £550 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £315 £345
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
2584 3270 3251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.84% 34.31% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 2001 1895
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 103
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 3 December 2016.

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
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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Surrey +20 5 £450 +37.40% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire +22 3 - - 5
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 38 (95.00%) C
2 18 (45.00%) C++
3 16 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Automotive
4 9 (22.50%) Firmware
5 8 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 7 (17.50%) Electronics
6 7 (17.50%) C#
7 6 (15.00%) Device Driver
7 6 (15.00%) MISRA
8 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 5 (12.50%) Bluetooth
9 4 (10.00%) Python
9 4 (10.00%) Assembly Language
9 4 (10.00%) Linux
9 4 (10.00%) MISRA C
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
9 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.50%) DO-178B
10 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Coaching
10 3 (7.50%) HTTP
10 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
10 3 (7.50%) RFID

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.50%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 5 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) RFID
3 2 (5.00%) 802.15
3 2 (5.00%) DVB
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.50%) 3G
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) AMQP
4 1 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (2.50%) MQTT
4 1 (2.50%) Node B
4 1 (2.50%) RS-232
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Automotive
2 8 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 7 (17.50%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Avionics
5 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Embedded Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) C Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Digital TV
4 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.00%) MPEG
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.00%) STB
4 2 (5.00%) VHDL
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (2.50%) CAD
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) SysML
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C
2 18 (45.00%) C++
3 16 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 7 (17.50%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) MISRA
2 4 (10.00%) MISRA C
3 3 (7.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (2.50%) HL7
4 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.50%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Perforce
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