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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 238 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 28 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£375 £363 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £294 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £388 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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
3334 2822 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.87% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1503 1181
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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
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 February 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 February 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 -10 7 £425 +36.00% 1
Surrey +2 6 £375 - 15
Berkshire - 5 - - 8
Oxfordshire -12 2 £360 - 6
Kent - 2 - - 7
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (100.00%) C
2 37 (77.08%) Software Engineering
3 25 (52.08%) C++
3 25 (52.08%) Linux
4 21 (43.75%) Embedded C++
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) 3G
6 8 (16.67%) WiMAX
6 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 8 (16.67%) LTE
7 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
7 7 (14.58%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
8 6 (12.50%) Wireless
8 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management
9 5 (10.42%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (10.42%) JIRA
9 5 (10.42%) 4G
9 5 (10.42%) DVB
9 5 (10.42%) ClearCase
9 5 (10.42%) C#
10 4 (8.33%) OOD
10 4 (8.33%) GSM
10 4 (8.33%) Python
10 4 (8.33%) IPv4

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.08%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) 3G
1 8 (16.67%) WiMAX
1 8 (16.67%) LTE
2 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (12.50%) Wireless
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) DVB
4 5 (10.42%) 4G
5 4 (8.33%) IPv4
5 4 (8.33%) IPv6
5 4 (8.33%) GSM
5 4 (8.33%) UMTS
5 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.08%) UPnP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) ClearCase
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.33%) Automotive
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) POSIX
2 1 (2.08%) Qt
2 1 (2.08%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) CSS3
2 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) STB
4 3 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.25%) DTV
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) MPEG
6 1 (2.08%) VHDL
6 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) Physics
6 1 (2.08%) Wiki
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) UML
3 7 (14.58%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) OOD
6 3 (6.25%) Code Coverage
6 3 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.17%) SysML
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) CMMI
8 1 (2.08%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C
2 25 (52.08%) C++
3 21 (43.75%) Embedded C++
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (2.08%) MathWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Facebook
2 1 (2.08%) Renesas
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