Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 147 160
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 +17
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 24 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 1.13% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.90% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 2
East of England median daily rate £300 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +19.23% +4.00%
England median daily rate £373 £400 £345
% change year-on-year -6.75% +15.94% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 22
East of England median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £40.75 £36.25 £30.70
90th Percentile £51.73 £48.90 £76.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 1,878 1,825 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.64% 38.98% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 1,045 1,074
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 118 131
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.54 £17.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% +7.33% +4.17%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -30 15 £300 -22.58% 31
Essex +9 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 3 - - 7
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (100.00%) C
2 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) C++
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (20.83%) Ajax
6 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (20.83%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.83%) DSL
6 5 (20.83%) Broadband
6 5 (20.83%) IPv4
6 5 (20.83%) IPv6
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) FTP
6 5 (20.83%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 5 (20.83%) CGI
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) UPnP
6 5 (20.83%) Media Streaming

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (20.83%) Broadband
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DLNA
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) DSL
2 5 (20.83%) FTP
2 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) IPv4
2 5 (20.83%) IPv6
2 5 (20.83%) UPnP
2 5 (20.83%) VoIP
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
4 1 (4.17%) 5G
4 1 (4.17%) LTE
4 1 (4.17%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CMake
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Trac
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Ajax
1 5 (20.83%) CGI
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Media Streaming
1 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 2 (8.33%) SafeRTOS
5 1 (4.17%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (4.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (20.83%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) C#
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) EMC
1 1 (4.17%) MKS