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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 127 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 13 2 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.090% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.25% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£311 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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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
1143 787 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.16% 35.56% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 477 617
Average daily rate £360 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 96
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 28 August 2014. 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 - 6 £285 - 4
Bristol -15 3 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) C
2 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
4 9 (39.13%) DO-178B
5 8 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) Avionics
9 4 (17.39%) Wind River
10 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
10 3 (13.04%) Serena
10 3 (13.04%) Automotive
10 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
10 3 (13.04%) C#
10 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) OO
10 3 (13.04%) VC++
11 2 (8.70%) UNIX
11 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
11 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (8.70%) wxWidgets
11 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Android
11 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.35%) GPRS
1 1 (4.35%) GSM
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
1 1 (4.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
1 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Avionics
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
4 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
4 3 (13.04%) VC++
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Wind River
2 3 (13.04%) Serena
3 1 (4.35%) Coverity
3 1 (4.35%) QNX
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