Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 131 160
Rank change year-on-year -42 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 37 82 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 1.63% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 4.16% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 29 1
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £308 £278 £275
90th Percentile £408 £475 £325
England median daily rate £373 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -0.53% +8.70% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 23
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 £39.75 £36.63 £30.90
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.50 £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 1,901 1,971 1,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.31% 39.15% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 1,107 1,062
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 130 131
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.63 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -34 24 £300 -20.00% 38
Essex +1 9 - - 6
Hertfordshire -7 3 £400 +40.35% 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 36 (97.30%) C
2 32 (86.49%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) C++
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (18.92%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (18.92%) Innovative Thinking
7 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (18.92%) DLNA
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) UPnP
7 7 (18.92%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) Media Streaming
7 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (18.92%) DSL
7 7 (18.92%) IPv4
7 7 (18.92%) IPv6
7 7 (18.92%) Broadband
7 7 (18.92%) Internet
7 7 (18.92%) Python
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) VoIP
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP

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 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (18.92%) Broadband
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) DLNA
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DSL
2 7 (18.92%) FTP
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 7 (18.92%) IPv4
2 7 (18.92%) IPv6
2 7 (18.92%) UPnP
2 7 (18.92%) VoIP
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) 5G
4 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) FlexRay
5 1 (2.70%) LTE
5 1 (2.70%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Embedded Engineer
1 17 (45.95%) Software Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Ajax
1 7 (18.92%) CGI
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Media Streaming
1 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (8.11%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.41%) SafeRTOS
6 1 (2.70%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (18.92%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (18.92%) Innovative Thinking
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Code Coverage
6 1 (2.70%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (2.70%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.70%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C
2 14 (37.84%) C++
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) MISRA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Altera
1 1 (2.70%) EMC
1 1 (2.70%) Intel