The first table below looks at the demand for the Embedded C Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C Engineer
Rank 580 554 580
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Embedded C Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Embedded C Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -31 8 £331 +20.45% 4
South East -10 6 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £306 -
East of England -19 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

Embedded C Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Embedded C++
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (27.78%) ClearCase
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) DTV
8 3 (16.67%) GDB
9 2 (11.11%) Coverity
9 2 (11.11%) Valgrind
9 2 (11.11%) QNX
9 2 (11.11%) POSIX
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
9 2 (11.11%) Firmware
10 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.56%) Java

Embedded C Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded C Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) MPLS
1 3 (16.67%) OSPF
1 3 (16.67%) BGP
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) ClearCase
2 3 (16.67%) GDB
3 2 (11.11%) Valgrind
4 1 (5.56%) LLVM
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Embedded C++
4 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Coverity
1 2 (11.11%) QNX
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce