The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 117 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.07% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Embedded C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
858 745 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.85% 31.17% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 432 290
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.20 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the West Midlands region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Warwickshire - 3 £263 -
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England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C.

1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 4 (57.14%) Simulink
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
4 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
4 2 (28.57%) MathWorks
4 2 (28.57%) Stateflow
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) TargetLink
4 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Simulink
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Stateflow
2 2 (28.57%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Perforce
1 2 (28.57%) MathWorks