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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
UK
Rank 531 510 516
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 77 118 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 17
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 62 51
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £37.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
18473 19878 19824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.68% 38.22% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12733 13507 13054
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 487 421
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.51 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 -12 72 £413 +21.32% 57
East of England +5 26 £425 +6.25% 23
Cambridgeshire +11 24 £425 +6.25% 23
Cambridge +17 23 £425 - 23
South East -29 15 £375 +10.37% 5
South West +18 13 £500 - 7
West Midlands +15 6 £440 - 1
East Midlands +8 6 - - 3
Gloucestershire +2 4 £500 -
Scotland - 4 £323 - 1
North West +25 3 £375 - 12
London +22 3 £1,000 +185.71% 3
Surrey +9 3 £375 - 1
Hampshire -17 3 - - 2
Cheltenham +9 2 - -
Southampton +9 2 - - 1
Staines -1 2 £375 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 8
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £440 - 1
Berkshire +12 1 £350 - 1
Nottingham +6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 - -
Stevenage -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Hertfordshire -6 1 - -
West Sussex -15 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 173 (96.65%) C
2 115 (64.25%) Software Engineering
3 73 (40.78%) C++
4 60 (33.52%) Embedded C++
5 34 (18.99%) Python
6 31 (17.32%) Degree
7 28 (15.64%) Electronics
8 26 (14.53%) Linux
9 25 (13.97%) C#
10 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
11 21 (11.73%) Firmware
12 17 (9.50%) Computer Science
12 17 (9.50%) Automotive
13 16 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (8.38%) Regression Testing
14 15 (8.38%) Bluetooth
15 14 (7.82%) Wireless
15 14 (7.82%) MISRA
16 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
16 13 (7.26%) Telecoms
17 12 (6.70%) Scrum
17 12 (6.70%) MATLAB
18 11 (6.15%) Mathematics
18 11 (6.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 10 (5.59%) Aerospace
19 10 (5.59%) Device Driver
19 10 (5.59%) UML
20 9 (5.03%) OO
20 9 (5.03%) Assembly Language

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Simulink
2 2 (1.12%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.56%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.38%) Bluetooth
2 14 (7.82%) Wireless
3 8 (4.47%) ZigBee
4 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.35%) DVB
6 5 (2.79%) HTTP
6 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.23%) RFID
8 3 (1.68%) 802.15
8 3 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.68%) RS-485
9 2 (1.12%) Internet
10 1 (0.56%) DECT
10 1 (0.56%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) LTE
10 1 (0.56%) RS-232
10 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.56%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.12%) Big Data
2 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.68%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.56%) GCC
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 28 (15.64%) Electronics
2 17 (9.50%) Automotive
3 13 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.59%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.68%) Games
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Avionics
7 1 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (50.28%) Embedded Engineer
2 85 (47.49%) Software Engineer
3 75 (41.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 49 (27.37%) Developer
5 34 (18.99%) Embedded C Engineer
6 32 (17.88%) Embedded Developer
7 25 (13.97%) C Software Engineer
8 23 (12.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 18 (10.06%) C Developer
9 18 (10.06%) Embedded C Developer
10 13 (7.26%) C++ Developer
10 13 (7.26%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 12 (6.70%) Python Developer
12 11 (6.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.79%) HTML
1 5 (2.79%) HTML5
1 5 (2.79%) Node.js
1 5 (2.79%) REST
2 3 (1.68%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.12%) EJB
3 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.12%) J2EE
3 2 (1.12%) Java EE
3 2 (1.12%) Spring
3 2 (1.12%) STL
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (6.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (5.59%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.35%) Digital TV
5 6 (3.35%) STB
6 5 (2.79%) MPEG
6 5 (2.79%) VHDL
7 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.12%) Life Science
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Robotics
7 2 (1.12%) Verilog
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Linux
2 9 (5.03%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.47%) Android
4 5 (2.79%) Unix
5 4 (2.23%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.23%) Windows
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.68%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.56%) HPUX
8 1 (0.56%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (64.25%) Software Engineering
2 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.38%) Regression Testing
4 12 (6.70%) Scrum
5 11 (6.15%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.59%) UML
7 9 (5.03%) OO
8 8 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.47%) Multithreading
8 8 (4.47%) SDLC
9 7 (3.91%) TDD
10 6 (3.35%) Coaching
11 5 (2.79%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (2.79%) Signal Processing
11 5 (2.79%) SOA
11 5 (2.79%) Software Architecture
11 5 (2.79%) User Stories
12 4 (2.23%) Device Driver Development
12 4 (2.23%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (1.68%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 173 (96.65%) C
2 73 (40.78%) C++
3 60 (33.52%) Embedded C++
4 34 (18.99%) Python
5 25 (13.97%) C#
6 12 (6.70%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.03%) Assembly Language
8 6 (3.35%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.35%) SQL
9 5 (2.79%) Java
10 3 (1.68%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.12%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) Ada
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Degree
2 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) MISRA
2 6 (3.35%) MISRA C
3 5 (2.79%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.23%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 21 (11.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.23%) EMC
1 4 (2.23%) IBM
2 3 (1.68%) Freescale
3 2 (1.12%) Atmel
3 2 (1.12%) Renesas
4 1 (0.56%) Altera
4 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.56%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) Intel
4 1 (0.56%) Motorola
4 1 (0.56%) Twitter
4 1 (0.56%) Wind River
4 1 (0.56%) Xilinx
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