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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
England / East of England
Rank 94 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 33 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 3.15% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.38 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.45% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.75 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.65 £40.00
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 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 841 793 903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.76% 32.28% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 462 489
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 +18 30 £425 +6.25% 16
Essex - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 61 (98.39%) C
2 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
3 27 (43.55%) Degree
4 22 (35.48%) Python
5 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
5 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
6 13 (20.97%) Linux
7 12 (19.35%) Electronics
7 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
7 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
8 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 7 (11.29%) C++
10 6 (9.68%) Embedded C++
11 4 (6.45%) Unix
11 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (6.45%) ZigBee
11 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (6.45%) Signal Processing
12 3 (4.84%) High Availability
12 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning
12 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
12 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
12 3 (4.84%) SDLC
13 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
13 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
13 2 (3.23%) Internet

Embedded C
Top Related 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 8 (12.90%) Wireless
2 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.45%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.61%) GitLab
2 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.35%) Electronics
1 12 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (46.77%) Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (41.94%) Developer
5 19 (30.65%) Embedded Developer
6 16 (25.81%) Embedded C Engineer
7 12 (19.35%) C Developer
7 12 (19.35%) Embedded C Developer
7 12 (19.35%) Python Developer
8 10 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (16.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Audio Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Audio Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Cryptography Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) OpenGL
1 2 (3.23%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.23%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
2 15 (24.19%) Regression Testing
3 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.45%) Signal Processing
5 3 (4.84%) High Availability
5 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning
5 3 (4.84%) SDLC
6 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.61%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.61%) OO
7 1 (1.61%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) C
2 22 (35.48%) Python
3 7 (11.29%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) Embedded C++
5 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.61%) Atmel
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