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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
England / South West
Rank 126 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 13 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 0.96% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.45% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%

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
1073 1145 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.81% 38.77% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 721 766
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 60
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +2 5 £500 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 30 (96.77%) C
2 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
3 20 (64.52%) C++
4 16 (51.61%) Embedded C++
5 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) UML
7 7 (22.58%) OO
7 7 (22.58%) Bluetooth
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) IBM
9 4 (12.90%) Firmware
9 4 (12.90%) Python
9 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
10 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
11 2 (6.45%) Java EE
11 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
11 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
11 2 (6.45%) Android
11 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (6.45%) Spring
11 2 (6.45%) Automotive
11 2 (6.45%) Electronics
11 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
11 2 (6.45%) Games
11 2 (6.45%) Hibernate

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Pig
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) RS-485
2 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) EJB
1 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) Java EE
1 2 (6.45%) Spring
1 2 (6.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.23%) Verilog
2 1 (3.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) OO
2 7 (22.58%) UML
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.23%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) FPGA Design
6 1 (3.23%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C
2 20 (64.52%) C++
3 16 (51.61%) Embedded C++
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) Ada
7 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) Renesas
3 1 (3.23%) Altera
3 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
3 1 (3.23%) Motorola
3 1 (3.23%) Wind River
3 1 (3.23%) Xilinx