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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 219 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 37 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.50 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
3271 2991 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.03% 32.47% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1953 1705 1373
Average daily rate £350 £333 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 107 219
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +7 12 - - 9
Hampshire -8 7 £338 +12.50% 2
Surrey +10 4 £345 - 4
Oxfordshire -19 4 £340 +6.25% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 4
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 56 (100.00%) C
2 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 30 (53.57%) C++
4 29 (51.79%) Linux
5 23 (41.07%) Embedded C++
6 9 (16.07%) Electronics
6 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.07%) UML
7 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
8 7 (12.50%) OO
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 7 (12.50%) LTE
9 6 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (10.71%) Requirements Management
9 6 (10.71%) 4G
9 6 (10.71%) 3G
9 6 (10.71%) C#
9 6 (10.71%) OOD
9 6 (10.71%) Validation
9 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.93%) WiMAX
10 5 (8.93%) GSM
10 5 (8.93%) UMTS
10 5 (8.93%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) DVB
10 5 (8.93%) IPv4
10 5 (8.93%) IPv6

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) LTE
3 6 (10.71%) 4G
3 6 (10.71%) 3G
3 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.71%) Wireless
4 5 (8.93%) WiMAX
4 5 (8.93%) DVB
4 5 (8.93%) IPv4
4 5 (8.93%) IPv6
4 5 (8.93%) GSM
4 5 (8.93%) UMTS
5 4 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 2 (3.57%) SNMP
6 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.79%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (16.07%) Electronics
2 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.36%) Automotive
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Software Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Qt
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.79%) React
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.14%) STB
4 3 (5.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.36%) MPEG
4 3 (5.36%) DTV
5 2 (3.57%) VHDL
5 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Verilog
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.79%) Robotics
6 1 (1.79%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Physics
6 1 (1.79%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.79%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.07%) UML
3 7 (12.50%) OO
3 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) OOD
4 6 (10.71%) Validation
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.57%) SysML
6 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) CMMI
6 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.79%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (1.79%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C
2 30 (53.57%) C++
3 23 (41.07%) Embedded C++
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.79%) Lua
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) IBM
1 1 (1.79%) Facebook
1 1 (1.79%) Renesas
1 1 (1.79%) Freescale
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