Period
to 26 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 168 123
Rank change year-on-year +44 -45 +31
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 52 24 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.29% 0.54% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 1.42% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
East of England median daily rate £400 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -18.18% +17.86%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £315
90th Percentile £430 £408 £475
England median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 30
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.88% +7.94%
10th Percentile £41.25 £38.25 £39.71
90th Percentile £56.00 £52.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% - -

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 1,449 1,690 1,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.87% 38.31% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 957 1,075
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £483 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.68% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 142
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.21 £30.78
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.63 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +34 31 £398 - 8
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £393 +16.30% 17
Essex -16 3 £400 -5.88% 1
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 (100.00%) C
2 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 32 (61.54%) C++
4 23 (44.23%) Embedded C++
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (30.77%) UML
8 15 (28.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 13 (25.00%) 5G
10 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
10 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
10 11 (21.15%) LTE
10 11 (21.15%) Wireless
11 10 (19.23%) Linux
11 10 (19.23%) 3GPP
12 8 (15.38%) TDD
12 8 (15.38%) Scrum
12 8 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (15.38%) Algorithms
13 7 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (13.46%) Simulink
14 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
15 5 (9.62%) Law
15 5 (9.62%) Degree
16 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
16 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
16 4 (7.69%) Automotive
17 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
17 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
17 3 (5.77%) Firmware

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 7 (13.46%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) 5G
2 11 (21.15%) LTE
2 11 (21.15%) Wireless
3 10 (19.23%) 3GPP
4 3 (5.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) UTRAN
6 1 (1.92%) 3G
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.92%) IPv6
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.62%) Law
2 4 (7.69%) Automotive
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Software Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) C Software Engineer
3 17 (32.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (30.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
6 10 (19.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) DSP Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior DSP Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.92%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 7 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) ASIC
4 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) UML
5 8 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (3.85%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.92%) Component Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (1.92%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.92%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C
2 32 (61.54%) C++
3 23 (44.23%) Embedded C++
4 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware