The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C Software Engineer
Rank 595 568 589
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £55.00

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Embedded C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Embedded C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded C Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 13 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
England -16 4 £350 +16.66%
South East 0 3 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
East of England - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) DTV
6 3 (30.00%) POSIX
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 2 (20.00%) Firmware
7 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) QNX
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Coverity
7 2 (20.00%) Valgrind
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) DVB
8 1 (10.00%) Electronics
8 1 (10.00%) Perforce
8 1 (10.00%) STB
8 1 (10.00%) UPnP
8 1 (10.00%) Degree

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DVB
1 1 (10.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (20.00%) Valgrind
3 1 (10.00%) LLVM
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DTV
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) STB
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) QNX
1 2 (20.00%) Coverity
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce