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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 228 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 32 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
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£338 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £306
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £33.50 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.96%
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
3143 2926 2652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.29% 32.73% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1933 1636 1354
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 106 199
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +5 11 - - 7
Hampshire +7 7 £338 +10.20% 5
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 - 3
Surrey +4 2 £315 - 4
Oxfordshire -21 2 £325 +1.56% 2
East Sussex - 2 - - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 57 (98.28%) C
2 44 (75.86%) Software Engineering
3 30 (51.72%) C++
4 29 (50.00%) Linux
5 24 (41.38%) Embedded C++
6 11 (18.97%) UML
7 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 10 (17.24%) Electronics
8 9 (15.52%) OO
9 8 (13.79%) Degree
9 8 (13.79%) LTE
10 7 (12.07%) 4G
10 7 (12.07%) Python
10 7 (12.07%) OOD
10 7 (12.07%) 3G
10 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (12.07%) Wireless
11 6 (10.34%) Validation
11 6 (10.34%) Device Driver
11 6 (10.34%) WiMAX
11 6 (10.34%) IPv4
11 6 (10.34%) IPv6
11 6 (10.34%) UMTS
11 6 (10.34%) GSM
11 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management
11 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (8.62%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.79%) LTE
3 7 (12.07%) 4G
3 7 (12.07%) 3G
3 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (12.07%) Wireless
4 6 (10.34%) WiMAX
4 6 (10.34%) IPv4
4 6 (10.34%) IPv6
4 6 (10.34%) GSM
4 6 (10.34%) UMTS
5 5 (8.62%) DVB
6 3 (5.17%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.45%) SNMP
7 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
8 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (17.24%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Qt
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.72%) React
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) MFC
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Device Driver
1 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.90%) STB
3 3 (5.17%) MPEG
3 3 (5.17%) DTV
4 2 (3.45%) VHDL
4 2 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Robotics
5 1 (1.72%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
5 1 (1.72%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.72%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.72%) Verilog
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.97%) UML
3 9 (15.52%) OO
4 7 (12.07%) OOD
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.34%) Validation
5 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.45%) SysML
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) CMMI
9 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.72%) Line Management
10 1 (1.72%) SDLC
10 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) C
2 30 (51.72%) C++
3 24 (41.38%) Embedded C++
4 7 (12.07%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.17%) Lua
7 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.72%) Java
8 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (1.72%) QNX
2 1 (1.72%) Telelogic
2 1 (1.72%) Facebook
2 1 (1.72%) Renesas
2 1 (1.72%) Freescale
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