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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C Engineer
Rank 592 539 573
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 11 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate £300 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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
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 30 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 11 £300 - 8
East of England -24 9 - -
Essex - 6 - -
Cambridge +2 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - -
South East -10 2 £300 - 4
Hampshire -2 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Guildford - - - -
London - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -

Embedded C Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (100.00%) C
1 21 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) C++
6 7 (33.33%) Embedded C++
7 6 (28.57%) Assembly Language
7 6 (28.57%) Python
7 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (14.29%) POSIX
9 2 (9.52%) DTV
9 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 1 (4.76%) Degree
10 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
10 1 (4.76%) LLVM
10 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
10 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
10 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (4.76%) Freescale
10 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.76%) STB
10 1 (4.76%) OO
10 1 (4.76%) VC++
10 1 (4.76%) RUP
10 1 (4.76%) MFC

Embedded C Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) LLVM
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) POSIX
2 1 (4.76%) MFC
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) DCOM
2 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) STB
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) RUP
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C
1 21 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 7 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 6 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) VC++
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Freescale
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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