The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded C
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 123 125
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.69% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £48.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 442 580 803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.17% 23.34% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 368 468
Median daily rate £418 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +8.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% -61.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Embedded C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Berkshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Berkshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) UPnP
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++