The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 133 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1161 1255 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.08% 39.22% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 848 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 48
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the South West region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the South West region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 4 - -
Gloucestershire -1 3 - - 8
Dorset - 2 - -
Devon +13 1 - -
Wiltshire -9 1 - - 3
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 19 (82.61%) C
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) Embedded C++
4 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
5 5 (21.74%) Perforce
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Broadband
5 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) DO-178B
6 4 (17.39%) Automotive
7 3 (13.04%) Electronics
7 3 (13.04%) Firmware
7 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
7 3 (13.04%) MISRA
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Avionics
8 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Ada
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
9 1 (4.35%) Validation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Wireless
2 5 (21.74%) Broadband
3 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
4 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.35%) 802.15
5 1 (4.35%) GPRS
5 1 (4.35%) GSM
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Validation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C
2 13 (56.52%) C++
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.70%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 4 (17.39%) DO-178B
3 3 (13.04%) MISRA
4 1 (4.35%) Def Stans
4 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Serena
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago