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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 255 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
-47 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 21 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 3
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£400 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +41.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £40.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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
3506 2996 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.80% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2226 1655 1616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 113 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 31 August 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
East Sussex - 5 £340 -
Hampshire -21 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -3 2 - - 6
Berkshire -9 2 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Kent - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 47 (95.92%) C
2 36 (73.47%) Software Engineering
3 22 (44.90%) Linux
4 21 (42.86%) C++
5 18 (36.73%) Embedded C++
6 14 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (24.49%) Python
7 12 (24.49%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (18.37%) Electronics
8 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
9 8 (16.33%) Lua
9 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
10 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
12 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
12 5 (10.20%) Automotive
12 5 (10.20%) DVB
12 5 (10.20%) UML
12 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) Degree
13 4 (8.16%) OO
13 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.16%) Firmware
13 4 (8.16%) STB
14 3 (6.12%) Subversion
14 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
14 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
14 3 (6.12%) MPEG
14 3 (6.12%) ClearCase

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) DVB
3 3 (6.12%) LTE
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) WiMAX
4 2 (4.08%) UPnP
4 2 (4.08%) 4G
4 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.08%) IPv4
4 2 (4.08%) IPv6
4 2 (4.08%) GSM
4 2 (4.08%) UMTS
4 2 (4.08%) SNMP
4 2 (4.08%) 3G
5 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.04%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (18.37%) Electronics
1 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.20%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
2 20 (40.82%) Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) C Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) MFC
1 1 (2.04%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.16%) STB
4 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
4 3 (6.12%) MPEG
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.08%) DTV
5 2 (4.08%) VHDL
5 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.04%) Robotics
6 1 (2.04%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Physics
6 1 (2.04%) Ergonomics
6 1 (2.04%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.04%) Verilog
6 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.20%) UML
4 4 (8.16%) OO
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) OOD
6 2 (4.08%) Validation
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.04%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) C
2 21 (42.86%) C++
3 18 (36.73%) Embedded C++
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.33%) Lua
6 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.12%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.04%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) IBM
1 1 (2.04%) QNX
1 1 (2.04%) Telelogic
1 1 (2.04%) Green Hills
1 1 (2.04%) Altera
1 1 (2.04%) Freescale
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