Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 118 143
Rank change year-on-year -37 +25 +23
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 53 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 1.69% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 4.39% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 3
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +14.23%
10th Percentile £366 £278 £315
90th Percentile £422 £435 £345
England median daily rate £375 £368 £358
% change year-on-year +2.04% +2.80% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 29
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.38 £77.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +7.59%

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 1,861 1,938 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.68% 38.57% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 1,086 1,097
East of England median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 128 137
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £15.12 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -16 33 £393 +12.14% 40
Essex -7 10 - - 3
Hertfordshire -4 9 £400 +40.35% 5
Norfolk - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (98.11%) C
2 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
3 23 (43.40%) C++
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
6 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.98%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (15.09%) Creative Thinking
7 8 (15.09%) Innovative Thinking
7 8 (15.09%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (15.09%) Internet
7 8 (15.09%) Python
7 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 7 (13.21%) UPnP
8 7 (13.21%) Broadband
8 7 (13.21%) VoIP
8 7 (13.21%) WAN
8 7 (13.21%) DHCP
8 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
8 7 (13.21%) DSL
8 7 (13.21%) IPv4
8 7 (13.21%) IPv6
8 7 (13.21%) FTP
8 7 (13.21%) HTTP
8 7 (13.21%) DNS
8 7 (13.21%) CGI

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 5 (9.43%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
1 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (13.21%) Broadband
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
2 7 (13.21%) DLNA
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) DSL
2 7 (13.21%) FTP
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 7 (13.21%) IPv4
2 7 (13.21%) IPv6
2 7 (13.21%) UPnP
2 7 (13.21%) VoIP
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) Wireless
4 4 (7.55%) 5G
5 2 (3.77%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.77%) LTE
5 2 (3.77%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (7.55%) Automotive
1 4 (7.55%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Software Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (33.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) C Software Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Ajax
1 7 (13.21%) CGI
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
1 7 (13.21%) JSON
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (13.21%) Media Streaming
3 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (3.77%) SafeRTOS
5 1 (1.89%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.89%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
2 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (15.09%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (15.09%) Creative Thinking
3 8 (15.09%) Innovative Thinking
3 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.55%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (5.66%) Mathematical Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.89%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C
2 23 (43.40%) C++
3 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
4 8 (15.09%) Python
5 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) MISRA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Altera
1 1 (1.89%) EMC
1 1 (1.89%) Intel