The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C Engineer
Rank 595 630 617
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 26 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.029% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Median daily rate £340 £330 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.51 £45.00 £31.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Embedded C Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

Embedded C Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK.

Embedded C Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Embedded C Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded C Engineer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +19 24 £340 +3.03% 12
Cambridge +23 10 £330 - 6
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £330 - 7
East of England +9 10 £330 - 7
London - 4 £340 - 1
South West - 4 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 -
South East +18 2 - - 1
Birmingham -4 2 - -
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Surrey +22 1 - -
Staines -4 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Brighton - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Embedded C Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) C
2 38 (92.68%) Embedded C
3 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
4 22 (53.66%) C++
5 18 (43.90%) Embedded C++
6 17 (41.46%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (21.95%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) UML
9 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) Wireless
11 6 (14.63%) Scrum
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) SDLC
12 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (12.20%) ZigBee
12 5 (12.20%) Electronics
13 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (9.76%) Unix
13 4 (9.76%) Degree
13 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
13 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
14 3 (7.32%) Signal Processing
14 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
14 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.44%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
1 7 (17.07%) Wireless
2 5 (12.20%) ZigBee
3 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
4 3 (7.32%) SNMP
5 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.88%) RS-485
5 2 (4.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) 802.15
6 1 (2.44%) ATM
6 1 (2.44%) DVB
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) IPv4
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) LTE
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) RFID
6 1 (2.44%) RS-232
6 1 (2.44%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) StarTeam
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Automake
3 1 (2.44%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.44%) GCC
General
1 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Avionics
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
1 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.88%) Digital TV
3 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.88%) STB
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) MPEG
4 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.88%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) OO
3 8 (19.51%) UML
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Kanban
7 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.32%) Signal Processing
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) SOA
9 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C
2 38 (92.68%) Embedded C
3 22 (53.66%) C++
4 18 (43.90%) Embedded C++
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) SQL
8 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.88%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) Lua
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.88%) MISRA
1 2 (4.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) iptables
2 1 (2.44%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Coverity
2 1 (2.44%) EMC
2 1 (2.44%) Renesas