The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 575 586 542
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 70 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 37
Median daily rate £329 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £315 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £33.19 £36.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21567 22340 20718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.92% 38.12% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 15024 13118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 504 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £63.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded C
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +7 59 £329 -4.71% 37
East of England +17 18 £300 -23.80% 7
South East +8 17 - - 8
Cambridgeshire +24 14 £300 -23.80% 5
Cambridge +25 11 £300 -11.11% 5
South West +22 11 - - 4
Wales +23 7 £390 -
South Wales - 6 £390 -
Berkshire +11 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire -1 5 - - 2
Newport - 5 £390 -
Hertfordshire +8 4 - -
Yorkshire +6 4 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Scotland +11 3 £268 -33.12%
Hampshire +10 3 - -
Devon +8 3 - -
Gloucestershire +4 3 - - 3
London -21 3 £358 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -23 3 - - 4
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
North West +21 2 £300 - 2
Reading +14 2 - -
Wiltshire +8 2 - -
Surrey +3 2 - - 1
Oxford -5 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £268 -
Brighton +5 1 - -

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 151 (96.79%) C
2 107 (68.59%) Software Engineering
3 70 (44.87%) C++
4 54 (34.62%) Embedded C++
5 44 (28.21%) Linux
6 28 (17.95%) Wireless
7 23 (14.74%) MISRA
8 21 (13.46%) Automotive
9 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 20 (12.82%) Bluetooth
10 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (10.90%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (10.90%) Electronics
12 16 (10.26%) Multithreading
13 15 (9.62%) Device Driver
13 15 (9.62%) TDD
13 15 (9.62%) STB
13 15 (9.62%) Degree
13 15 (9.62%) C#
14 14 (8.97%) ClearCase
14 14 (8.97%) UML
15 13 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (7.69%) Aerospace
16 12 (7.69%) Scrum
17 10 (6.41%) OO
17 10 (6.41%) Python
17 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
18 9 (5.77%) LTE
18 9 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
18 9 (5.77%) DO-178B

Embedded C
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 8 (5.13%) Simulink
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.95%) Wireless
2 20 (12.82%) Bluetooth
3 9 (5.77%) DVB
3 9 (5.77%) LTE
4 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.49%) HTTP
6 6 (3.85%) Modbus
7 5 (3.21%) 3G
7 5 (3.21%) Broadband
7 5 (3.21%) Internet
8 4 (2.56%) RS-232
8 4 (2.56%) UPnP
8 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.56%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.92%) 3GPP
9 3 (1.92%) AMQP
9 3 (1.92%) MQTT
9 3 (1.92%) PPP
9 3 (1.92%) SNMP
9 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.21%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.56%) VectorCAST
5 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.92%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.28%) Hudson
6 2 (1.28%) JIRA
6 2 (1.28%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) GCC
7 1 (0.64%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (13.46%) Automotive
2 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.90%) Electronics
4 12 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.21%) Avionics
6 2 (1.28%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.64%) Finance
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (55.13%) Software Engineer
2 77 (49.36%) Embedded Engineer
3 62 (39.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (18.59%) Developer
5 27 (17.31%) Embedded C Engineer
6 26 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
7 20 (12.82%) C Software Engineer
8 19 (12.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 18 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 17 (10.90%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 14 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (8.97%) Software Developer
12 13 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
13 12 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (7.05%) C++ Developer
15 10 (6.41%) C Developer
15 10 (6.41%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Middleware
2 5 (3.21%) HTML
3 4 (2.56%) .NET
3 4 (2.56%) HTML5
3 4 (2.56%) Node.js
3 4 (2.56%) REST
3 4 (2.56%) Yocto
4 3 (1.92%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.64%) Ajax
6 1 (0.64%) CSS
6 1 (0.64%) jQuery
6 1 (0.64%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.64%) Qt
6 1 (0.64%) RESTful
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (9.62%) Device Driver
2 15 (9.62%) STB
3 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.77%) Digital TV
5 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) VHDL
6 5 (3.21%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.21%) MPEG
7 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.64%) Robotics
9 1 (0.64%) Telematics
9 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.21%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.85%) VxWorks
3 6 (3.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.92%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.64%) pSOS
5 1 (0.64%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (68.59%) Software Engineering
2 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.26%) Multithreading
4 15 (9.62%) TDD
5 14 (8.97%) UML
6 12 (7.69%) Scrum
7 10 (6.41%) OO
8 9 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (3.21%) Change Management
11 5 (3.21%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.21%) Project Management
11 5 (3.21%) Validation
12 4 (2.56%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (2.56%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (2.56%) Refactoring
12 4 (2.56%) Requirements Management
12 4 (2.56%) SOA
12 4 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 151 (96.79%) C
2 70 (44.87%) C++
3 54 (34.62%) Embedded C++
4 15 (9.62%) C#
5 10 (6.41%) Python
6 7 (4.49%) Assembly Language
6 7 (4.49%) SQL
7 6 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.28%) Ada
9 2 (1.28%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.64%) Java
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.74%) MISRA
2 9 (5.77%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.85%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.28%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.28%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.64%) HL7
6 1 (0.64%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (3.21%) Perforce
2 3 (1.92%) Coverity
3 2 (1.28%) Atmel
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.64%) Freescale
4 1 (0.64%) Lauterbach
4 1 (0.64%) Wind River
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