Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 26 May 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 140 153
Rank change year-on-year -33 +13 +2
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 20 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 1.17% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 2.96% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
East of England median daily rate £338 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +13.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £309 £363 £333
90th Percentile £378 £475 £398
England median daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £38.00 £38.75 £32.07
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +11.84%

Embedded C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,649 1,721 1,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.15% 39.61% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1,058 933
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +8.77%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £260
90th Percentile £574 £544 £536
England median daily rate £475 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 114 129
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +6.82% +2.67%
10th Percentile £16.25 £30.83 £24.50
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.76 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the East of England

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in the East of England

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in the East of England

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C in the East of England

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -28 17 £338 -20.59% 24
Essex +11 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -5 1 - - 7
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 20 (100.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Bluetooth
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 4 (20.00%) VxWorks
7 4 (20.00%) Electronics
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.00%) CMake
9 1 (5.00%) Trac
9 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
9 1 (5.00%) MISRA
9 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (5.00%) Robotic Control
9 1 (5.00%) FreeRTOS

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CMake
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Trac
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (20.00%) VxWorks
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (5.00%) Robotic Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) MKS