The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded C Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - Embedded C
UK
Rank 566 610 586
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Software Engineer 16 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Median daily rate £353 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £46.50 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Embedded C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Embedded C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded C Software Engineer
Top 14 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +20 15 £353 +5.22% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £330 - 5
East of England +4 10 £330 - 5
Cambridge +8 9 £330 - 2
South East +6 2 £375 +11.94% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Embedded C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Embedded C Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) C
2 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
3 27 (87.10%) Embedded C
4 14 (45.16%) C++
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Embedded C++
6 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) UML
8 6 (19.35%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) Wireless
9 5 (16.13%) Electronics
9 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (16.13%) ZigBee
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (12.90%) Unix
10 4 (12.90%) VxWorks
10 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
11 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
11 3 (9.68%) SDLC

Embedded C Software 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 (3.23%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Wireless
1 5 (16.13%) ZigBee
2 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) 802.15
4 1 (3.23%) ATM
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) LTE
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) RFID
4 1 (3.23%) RS-485
4 1 (3.23%) SDH
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Automake
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) CppUnit
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Avionics
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) VxWorks
4 2 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) UML
3 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C
2 27 (87.10%) Embedded C
3 14 (45.16%) C++
4 12 (38.71%) Embedded C++
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Lua
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
2 1 (3.23%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Atmel
1 1 (3.23%) EMC
1 1 (3.23%) Renesas