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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 234 237 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 28 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.90% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Median daily rate £345 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £35.40 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
3122 3232 2995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.01% 34.26% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 2016 1649
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 83 106
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.75
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 24 June 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 +4 10 - - 4
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Hampshire +3 3 - - 1
Berkshire -16 3 £345 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £340 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - - 3
East Sussex +4 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £340 - 1
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 91 (96.81%) C
2 59 (62.77%) Software Engineering
3 46 (48.94%) Telecoms
4 39 (41.49%) Linux
5 31 (32.98%) ClearCase
6 28 (29.79%) C++
6 28 (29.79%) Multithreading
7 26 (27.66%) DTV
8 25 (26.60%) Wireless
9 20 (21.28%) LTE
10 19 (20.21%) Embedded Software Development
11 18 (19.15%) VHDL
11 18 (19.15%) Embedded C++
12 17 (18.09%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (15.96%) DVB
13 15 (15.96%) STB
14 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.70%) Electronics
16 9 (9.57%) 3G
16 9 (9.57%) 3GPP
16 9 (9.57%) PPP
16 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (8.51%) MISRA
17 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
17 8 (8.51%) Device Driver
17 8 (8.51%) TDD
17 8 (8.51%) Scrum
18 7 (7.45%) Automotive
18 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
18 7 (7.45%) SQL

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 5 (5.32%) Simulink
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) Wireless
2 20 (21.28%) LTE
3 15 (15.96%) DVB
4 9 (9.57%) 3G
4 9 (9.57%) 3GPP
4 9 (9.57%) PPP
5 6 (6.38%) UPnP
6 5 (5.32%) HTTP
6 5 (5.32%) RS-232
7 2 (2.13%) Broadband
7 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (32.98%) ClearCase
2 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) VectorCAST
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) Hudson
4 2 (2.13%) JIRA
4 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 46 (48.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.70%) Electronics
3 7 (7.45%) Automotive
4 6 (6.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.13%) Avionics
6 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (71.28%) Embedded Engineer
2 51 (54.26%) Software Engineer
3 44 (46.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Embedded C Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) Embedded Developer
4 18 (19.15%) VHDL Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) C Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Embedded Software Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.51%) C++ Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) C/C++ Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) HTML
1 5 (5.32%) HTML5
1 5 (5.32%) Node.js
1 5 (5.32%) REST
2 2 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) DTV
2 18 (19.15%) VHDL
3 17 (18.09%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (15.96%) STB
5 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.51%) Device Driver
7 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.32%) MPEG
9 2 (2.13%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.13%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Software Engineering
2 28 (29.79%) Multithreading
3 19 (20.21%) Embedded Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.51%) Scrum
5 8 (8.51%) TDD
6 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.45%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (7.45%) SOA
6 7 (7.45%) Software Architecture
7 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.38%) Project Management
8 5 (5.32%) User Stories
9 2 (2.13%) Change Management
9 2 (2.13%) UML
10 1 (1.06%) OO
10 1 (1.06%) Process Improvement
10 1 (1.06%) SDLC
10 1 (1.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 91 (96.81%) C
2 28 (29.79%) C++
3 18 (19.15%) Embedded C++
4 7 (7.45%) SQL
5 6 (6.38%) Assembly Language
6 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.13%) ANSI C
7 2 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) MISRA
2 4 (4.26%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.26%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Freescale
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) Perforce