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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 572 573 551
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 83 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 32
Median daily rate £358 £339 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
21866 21807 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.11% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15062 14809 13683
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 528 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +15 71 £454 +33.94% 53
South East +13 20 £550 +57.59% 13
East of England +5 17 - - 14
Cambridgeshire +22 13 - - 12
South West +18 13 £550 - 7
West Midlands -20 11 £338 +22.72% 5
Cambridge +19 10 - - 11
Wales +24 6 - - 1
Berkshire +11 5 - - 4
Yorkshire +10 5 - - 3
South Wales - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -2 4 £350 -
London -6 4 £358 +19.16% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Surrey +9 3 - - 2
Hampshire +8 3 - - 4
Gloucestershire +2 3 - - 1
Scotland +1 3 £268 -26.20%
Devon +1 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire -6 3 - - 1
Worcester - 3 £338 -
Newport - 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
Reading +16 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +12 2 - - 1
Bristol +3 2 - - 3
Oxford -17 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (96.18%) C
2 99 (63.06%) Software Engineering
3 75 (47.77%) C++
4 59 (37.58%) Embedded C++
5 35 (22.29%) Linux
6 31 (19.75%) MISRA
7 24 (15.29%) Automotive
8 20 (12.74%) C#
9 19 (12.10%) Bluetooth
9 19 (12.10%) Electronics
10 18 (11.46%) Wireless
10 18 (11.46%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (10.19%) Degree
13 15 (9.55%) Multithreading
14 14 (8.92%) STB
14 14 (8.92%) Device Driver
14 14 (8.92%) Telecoms
14 14 (8.92%) UML
15 13 (8.28%) ClearCase
15 13 (8.28%) Aerospace
15 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
16 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
16 12 (7.64%) Scrum
16 12 (7.64%) TDD
16 12 (7.64%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (7.01%) Assembly Language
17 11 (7.01%) Python
18 10 (6.37%) Digital TV
18 10 (6.37%) DVB

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 (5.73%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) OrCAD
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 19 (12.10%) Bluetooth
2 18 (11.46%) Wireless
3 10 (6.37%) DVB
4 8 (5.10%) HTTP
5 5 (3.18%) Internet
5 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.55%) RS-232
6 4 (2.55%) UPnP
6 4 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.55%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.91%) AMQP
7 3 (1.91%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.91%) MQTT
7 3 (1.91%) SNMP
7 3 (1.91%) VoIP
8 2 (1.27%) 3G
8 2 (1.27%) Modbus
8 2 (1.27%) RS-422
9 1 (0.64%) Node B
9 1 (0.64%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.55%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.91%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.27%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.64%) GCC
7 1 (0.64%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (15.29%) Automotive
2 19 (12.10%) Electronics
3 14 (8.92%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.28%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.55%) Avionics
6 3 (1.91%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.64%) Finance
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Embedded Engineer
1 74 (47.13%) Software Engineer
2 56 (35.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 36 (22.93%) Developer
4 30 (19.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 26 (16.56%) Embedded Developer
6 22 (14.01%) C Software Engineer
7 20 (12.74%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 20 (12.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 19 (12.10%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 17 (10.83%) C++ Developer
10 15 (9.55%) C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (8.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (8.28%) Software Developer
13 12 (7.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (7.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (7.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (7.64%) Embedded Software Developer
14 10 (6.37%) C Developer
14 10 (6.37%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) HTML
2 5 (3.18%) HTML5
2 5 (3.18%) Node.js
2 5 (3.18%) REST
3 4 (2.55%) .NET
3 4 (2.55%) Middleware
4 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.64%) Ajax
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) jQuery
5 1 (0.64%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.64%) Qt
5 1 (0.64%) RESTful
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (8.92%) Device Driver
2 14 (8.92%) STB
3 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.37%) Digital TV
4 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.82%) MPEG
5 5 (3.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (3.18%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.64%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.64%) Robotics
8 1 (0.64%) Telematics
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.29%) Linux
2 12 (7.64%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (5.10%) Windows
4 7 (4.46%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.55%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.27%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.64%) pSOS
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.06%) Software Engineering
2 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.55%) Multithreading
4 14 (8.92%) UML
5 12 (7.64%) Scrum
5 12 (7.64%) TDD
6 9 (5.73%) OO
7 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.82%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (3.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (3.18%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.18%) Project Management
9 5 (3.18%) SDLC
9 5 (3.18%) SOA
9 5 (3.18%) Software Architecture
10 4 (2.55%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (2.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.55%) User Stories
10 4 (2.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 151 (96.18%) C
2 75 (47.77%) C++
3 59 (37.58%) Embedded C++
4 20 (12.74%) C#
5 11 (7.01%) Assembly Language
5 11 (7.01%) Python
6 8 (5.10%) SQL
7 7 (4.46%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.91%) Java
8 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) Ada
10 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Degree
2 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.75%) MISRA
2 10 (6.37%) MISRA C
3 8 (5.10%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.27%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.27%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (1.91%) Atmel
1 3 (1.91%) Coverity
1 3 (1.91%) IBM
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.27%) Perforce
3 1 (0.64%) Freescale
3 1 (0.64%) Twitter
3 1 (0.64%) Wind River
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £45 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago