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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 522 548 584
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +36
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 103 98 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 23
Median daily rate £388 £305 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £372 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £341
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.30 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.93%

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
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +18 94 £388 +29.16% 41
East of England +13 29 £330 +18.79% 15
Cambridgeshire +16 27 £330 +10.00% 14
Cambridge +26 26 £330 +10.00% 14
South East +11 23 £550 +66.66% 12
South West +16 18 £425 +41.66%
Gloucestershire +11 11 £425 +41.66%
West Midlands 0 10 £344 - 3
London +1 8 £340 +23.63% 2
Surrey +17 5 £450 +37.40% 1
North West +7 4 - - 3
Cheltenham -1 4 £340 -
Wales -3 4 - - 1
Cardiff - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £350 - 1
South Wales - 4 - - 1
Hampshire +22 3 - - 5
Birmingham -9 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £338 - 1
Southampton +10 2 - -
Bristol +5 2 - -
Staines -1 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £338 - 1
Woking - 2 £450 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Manchester - 2 - - 3

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 163 (95.88%) C
2 114 (67.06%) Software Engineering
3 76 (44.71%) C++
4 65 (38.24%) Embedded C++
5 24 (14.12%) Wireless
5 24 (14.12%) Linux
6 22 (12.94%) C#
6 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
7 21 (12.35%) Electronics
8 19 (11.18%) Degree
8 19 (11.18%) MISRA
9 18 (10.59%) UML
9 18 (10.59%) Bluetooth
10 17 (10.00%) OO
10 17 (10.00%) Automotive
10 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 16 (9.41%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.82%) Firmware
13 14 (8.24%) Python
13 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
14 11 (6.47%) Scrum
14 11 (6.47%) Aerospace
14 11 (6.47%) Regression Testing
15 10 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (5.29%) Windows
16 9 (5.29%) Simulink
16 9 (5.29%) Assembly Language
17 8 (4.71%) MISRA C

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 9 (5.29%) Simulink
2 2 (1.18%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) Wireless
2 18 (10.59%) Bluetooth
3 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.71%) ZigBee
4 7 (4.12%) HTTP
5 6 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.35%) DVB
6 4 (2.35%) Internet
7 3 (1.76%) 802.15
7 3 (1.76%) AMQP
7 3 (1.76%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.76%) MQTT
7 3 (1.76%) RFID
7 3 (1.76%) RS-232
7 3 (1.76%) SNMP
7 3 (1.76%) VoIP
8 2 (1.18%) LTE
8 2 (1.18%) RS-485
9 1 (0.59%) 4G
9 1 (0.59%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.76%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.18%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.59%) GCC
7 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.59%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (12.35%) Electronics
2 17 (10.00%) Automotive
3 11 (6.47%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Avionics
7 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.59%) Finance
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 86 (50.59%) Software Engineer
2 83 (48.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 68 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 42 (24.71%) Developer
5 39 (22.94%) Embedded C Engineer
6 34 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
7 31 (18.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 30 (17.65%) Embedded Developer
9 20 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 19 (11.18%) C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (11.18%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 18 (10.59%) C Developer
11 18 (10.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (10.59%) Embedded C Developer
12 15 (8.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (8.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (7.65%) C++ Developer
14 9 (5.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 9 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) HTML
2 4 (2.35%) HTML5
2 4 (2.35%) Node.js
2 4 (2.35%) REST
3 3 (1.76%) .NET
3 3 (1.76%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.59%) Ajax
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) jQuery
4 1 (0.59%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.59%) RESTful
4 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.71%) Device Driver
3 8 (4.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (2.94%) Digital TV
4 5 (2.94%) MPEG
4 5 (2.94%) STB
5 4 (2.35%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.18%) VHDL
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.59%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.59%) Robotics
7 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.12%) Linux
2 10 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (5.29%) Windows
4 6 (3.53%) Unix
5 5 (2.94%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (2.35%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.18%) Android
7 2 (1.18%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.59%) HPUX
8 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (67.06%) Software Engineering
2 18 (10.59%) UML
3 17 (10.00%) OO
4 16 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.47%) Regression Testing
5 11 (6.47%) Scrum
6 10 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (4.71%) TDD
8 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.12%) SDLC
9 5 (2.94%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.94%) Multithreading
10 4 (2.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (2.35%) Signal Processing
10 4 (2.35%) SOA
10 4 (2.35%) Software Architecture
11 3 (1.76%) Coaching
11 3 (1.76%) Device Driver Development
11 3 (1.76%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (1.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 163 (95.88%) C
2 76 (44.71%) C++
3 65 (38.24%) Embedded C++
4 22 (12.94%) C#
5 14 (8.24%) Python
6 9 (5.29%) Assembly Language
7 8 (4.71%) MATLAB
7 8 (4.71%) SQL
8 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.76%) Java
10 2 (1.18%) Ada
10 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.18%) Degree
3 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.18%) MISRA
2 8 (4.71%) MISRA C
3 6 (3.53%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.18%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.59%) HL7
5 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) ISO13485
System Software
1 15 (8.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.35%) IBM
2 3 (1.76%) Coverity
3 2 (1.18%) Atmel
3 2 (1.18%) EMC
3 2 (1.18%) Renesas
4 1 (0.59%) HP
4 1 (0.59%) Intel
4 1 (0.59%) Motorola
4 1 (0.59%) Perforce
4 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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