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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 120 137 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 14 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.86% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £306
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
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
1106 1164 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.78% 39.28% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 780 435
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire -5 5 - - 2
Wiltshire +5 3 - - 1
Bristol +8 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 33 (100.00%) C
2 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 13 (39.39%) C++
4 11 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 11 (33.33%) DO-178B
5 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Embedded C++
6 8 (24.24%) Serena
7 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (18.18%) Automotive
8 6 (18.18%) UML
8 6 (18.18%) Change Control
9 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
9 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
10 4 (12.12%) Python
11 3 (9.09%) Avionics
11 3 (9.09%) Wind River
11 3 (9.09%) OO
11 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.06%) Windows
12 2 (6.06%) 3G
12 2 (6.06%) 2G
12 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
12 2 (6.06%) Wireless
12 2 (6.06%) GPRS
12 2 (6.06%) GSM
12 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) 2G
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) GPRS
2 2 (6.06%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.03%) Modbus
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 6 (18.18%) Automotive
3 3 (9.09%) Avionics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineer
2 15 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Development Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) UML
3 6 (18.18%) Change Control
4 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C
2 13 (39.39%) C++
3 8 (24.24%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Serena
2 3 (9.09%) Wind River
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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