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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 118 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 21 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.47% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 1.36% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £706 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £941 £300 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.00 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 939 881 1056
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.40% 34.56% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 521 628
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £27.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +13 19 £706 +135.41% 13
Essex -14 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 54 (100.00%) C
2 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 20 (37.04%) Python
4 17 (31.48%) Degree
5 15 (27.78%) Linux
5 15 (27.78%) Electronics
5 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 9 (16.67%) C++
8 8 (14.81%) Embedded C++
9 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
11 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
11 4 (7.41%) Wireless
11 4 (7.41%) VxWorks
12 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (5.56%) Automotive
12 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
12 3 (5.56%) Assembly Language
12 3 (5.56%) C#
12 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 3 (5.56%) XMPP
12 3 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.56%) MQTT
12 3 (5.56%) ZigBee
13 2 (3.70%) SDLC
13 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems

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 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Wireless
2 3 (5.56%) MQTT
2 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.56%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) GitLab
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (27.78%) Electronics
1 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) German Language
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 33 (61.11%) Software Engineer
3 30 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Python Developer
6 11 (20.37%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Embedded Developer
8 6 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Linux Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) XMPP
2 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.70%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.70%) Robotics
4 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.41%) VxWorks
4 3 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) OO
6 1 (1.85%) Prototyping
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C
2 20 (37.04%) Python
3 9 (16.67%) C++
4 8 (14.81%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.56%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) MISRA
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Atmel