The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 212 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 30 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.02% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
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£350 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.12%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2903 2843 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.41% 34.07% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1583 1449 1459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 173 199
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Embedded C
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Berkshire +8 12 £425 - 2
Hampshire -8 10 £306 -1.20%
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £290 -
Surrey -4 1 - - 4
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 46 (100.00%) C
2 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
3 15 (32.61%) Linux
4 13 (28.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) GDB
6 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco
7 7 (15.22%) UML
7 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (13.04%) Python
8 6 (13.04%) C++
8 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
8 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
9 5 (10.87%) IPv4
9 5 (10.87%) IPv6
9 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
10 4 (8.70%) Electronics
10 4 (8.70%) MPLS
10 4 (8.70%) OSPF
10 4 (8.70%) BGP
10 4 (8.70%) DTV
10 4 (8.70%) POSIX
10 4 (8.70%) Firmware
10 4 (8.70%) Java
10 4 (8.70%) Windows
10 4 (8.70%) Stress Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (8.70%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) IPv4
2 5 (10.87%) IPv6
3 4 (8.70%) MPLS
3 4 (8.70%) OSPF
3 4 (8.70%) BGP
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.35%) DVB
6 1 (2.17%) NFC
6 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.17%) CDMA
6 1 (2.17%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) GDB
2 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) NetBeans
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) LLVM
4 1 (2.17%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) C Developer
4 7 (15.22%) C Programmer
4 7 (15.22%) Programmer
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) POSIX
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.70%) Firmware
3 4 (8.70%) DTV
4 2 (4.35%) VHDL
4 2 (4.35%) STB
5 1 (2.17%) Robotics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) UML
4 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Stress Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) OOD
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Release Management
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) OO
8 1 (2.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C
2 6 (13.04%) C++
2 6 (13.04%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) VC++
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Intel
2 2 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Freescale
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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