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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 236 210 199
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 18 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £35.00 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £39.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
3138 2852 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.98% 33.85% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1494 1298
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 136 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.43 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hampshire -16 8 £360 +15.20% 8
Surrey 0 4 £380 +1.33% 22
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £350 -17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -16 1 £348 - 3
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 8
Kent - - - - 3
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (100.00%) C
2 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 25 (49.02%) C++
4 24 (47.06%) Linux
5 18 (35.29%) Embedded C++
6 11 (21.57%) Device Driver
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) Degree
8 9 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (15.69%) STB
9 8 (15.69%) DVB
10 7 (13.73%) Automotive
10 7 (13.73%) UML
10 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
11 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
11 6 (11.76%) ClearCase
11 6 (11.76%) C#
11 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
11 6 (11.76%) DTV
11 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (11.76%) MATLAB
12 5 (9.80%) Simulink
12 5 (9.80%) Electronics
12 5 (9.80%) Code Coverage
12 5 (9.80%) Python
12 5 (9.80%) POSIX
12 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.80%) JIRA
12 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
12 5 (9.80%) LTE

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Simulink
2 1 (1.96%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DVB
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) LTE
3 4 (7.84%) WiMAX
3 4 (7.84%) 3G
3 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.84%) Wireless
4 3 (5.88%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.92%) UPnP
5 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.92%) MPLS
5 2 (3.92%) OSPF
5 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) GPRS
6 1 (1.96%) NFC
6 1 (1.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) GDB
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (13.73%) Automotive
2 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.80%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 24 (47.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C Developer
6 1 (1.96%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) POSIX
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) CSS3
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Device Driver
2 8 (15.69%) STB
3 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) DTV
5 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.88%) VHDL
6 3 (5.88%) MPEG
6 3 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.96%) EPoS
8 1 (1.96%) EMV
8 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.96%) Wiki
8 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.96%) Physics
8 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.96%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) UML
4 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Code Coverage
5 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
6 4 (7.84%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Coaching
8 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.92%) SysML
8 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.92%) CMMI
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C
2 25 (49.02%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) Embedded C++
4 6 (11.76%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.92%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Green Hills
1 2 (3.92%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.96%) QNX
2 1 (1.96%) Facebook
2 1 (1.96%) Renesas
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