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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 200 235 214
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 58 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate £339 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £344 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £416 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 10 7
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £35.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £42.80 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
2887 3186 2784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.87% 33.61% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1788 1457
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 132
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 23 £339 -13.69% 3
Middlesex +12 13 £335 - 1
Berkshire +11 8 - - 5
Surrey -3 7 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - - 2
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 79 (90.80%) C
2 52 (59.77%) Software Engineering
3 35 (40.23%) Linux
4 33 (37.93%) C++
5 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
6 25 (28.74%) Embedded C++
6 25 (28.74%) Multithreading
7 22 (25.29%) ClearCase
8 20 (22.99%) DTV
9 16 (18.39%) Wireless
10 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.09%) SQL
12 13 (14.94%) SOA
12 13 (14.94%) Scrum
12 13 (14.94%) Software Architecture
12 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.64%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (11.49%) STB
14 10 (11.49%) DVB
15 9 (10.34%) Electronics
16 8 (9.20%) Device Driver
16 8 (9.20%) Embedded Software Development
17 6 (6.90%) MISRA
17 6 (6.90%) LTE
17 6 (6.90%) Modbus
17 6 (6.90%) VHDL
17 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
18 5 (5.75%) MPEG
18 5 (5.75%) HTTP
18 5 (5.75%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (5.75%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Wireless
2 10 (11.49%) DVB
3 6 (6.90%) LTE
3 6 (6.90%) Modbus
4 5 (5.75%) HTTP
4 5 (5.75%) Internet
4 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.75%) ZigBee
5 4 (4.60%) 3G
5 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.60%) UPnP
6 3 (3.45%) 3GPP
6 3 (3.45%) PPP
7 2 (2.30%) RS-232
8 1 (1.15%) 4G
8 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) ClearCase
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.45%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) Hudson
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.30%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.34%) Electronics
3 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.75%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Avionics
4 2 (2.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 45 (51.72%) Software Engineer
3 39 (44.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (22.99%) Embedded C Engineer
5 17 (19.54%) C Software Engineer
6 16 (18.39%) Developer
6 16 (18.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 15 (17.24%) Embedded Developer
8 12 (13.79%) Embedded Software Developer
8 12 (13.79%) Software Developer
9 11 (12.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 10 (11.49%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 9 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (9.20%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (9.20%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (9.20%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (8.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 6 (6.90%) Embedded C Developer
14 6 (6.90%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
1 5 (5.75%) HTML5
1 5 (5.75%) REST
2 4 (4.60%) Qt
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) DTV
2 11 (12.64%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (11.49%) STB
4 8 (9.20%) Device Driver
5 6 (6.90%) VHDL
6 5 (5.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (5.75%) MPEG
7 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.60%) CAN bus
7 4 (4.60%) Streaming Video
8 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.30%) CPLD
10 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.15%) EMV
10 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.15%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) ThreadX
4 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.74%) Multithreading
3 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) Scrum
4 13 (14.94%) SOA
4 13 (14.94%) Software Architecture
5 8 (9.20%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.75%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (5.75%) Project Management
6 5 (5.75%) TDD
6 5 (5.75%) User Stories
7 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.60%) Video Processing
8 3 (3.45%) Signal Processing
9 2 (2.30%) Change Management
9 2 (2.30%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (1.15%) CMMI
10 1 (1.15%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (90.80%) C
2 33 (37.93%) C++
3 25 (28.74%) Embedded C++
4 14 (16.09%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.30%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) MISRA
2 3 (3.45%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.15%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.30%) Altera
1 2 (2.30%) Freescale
1 2 (2.30%) VeriFone
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco
2 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) QNX
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