Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 144 163
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 +20
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 87 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.70% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 2.28% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 7
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -15.49%
10th Percentile £278 £287 £241
90th Percentile £468 £345 £404
England median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 29
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £77.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%

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 1985 1886 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.85% 39.34% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1117 1313
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £236 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 130 172
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.86 £27.62 £21.03
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +13 73 £375 +13.64% 16
Hertfordshire -1 10 £285 - 2
Essex -12 4 £450 -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 84 (96.55%) C
2 55 (63.22%) Wireless
2 55 (63.22%) Software Engineering
3 44 (50.57%) Python
4 40 (45.98%) Linux
5 38 (43.68%) Telecoms
6 31 (35.63%) C++
7 25 (28.74%) Bluetooth
7 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (24.14%) Embedded C++
8 21 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
9 20 (22.99%) Electronics
10 16 (18.39%) Signal Processing
10 16 (18.39%) LTE
10 16 (18.39%) 3GPP
10 16 (18.39%) Degree
11 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
13 13 (14.94%) Device Driver
13 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (14.94%) Windows
14 9 (10.34%) Perforce
14 9 (10.34%) NAS
14 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.34%) Device Driver Development
15 8 (9.20%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (9.20%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
15 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
15 8 (9.20%) TDD
15 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP

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 1 (1.15%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.22%) Wireless
2 25 (28.74%) Bluetooth
3 16 (18.39%) 3GPP
3 16 (18.39%) LTE
4 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (10.34%) NAS
6 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.45%) HTTP
7 3 (3.45%) MQTT
7 3 (3.45%) ZigBee
7 3 (3.45%) Z-Wave
8 2 (2.30%) 3G
8 2 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.30%) Buildbot
3 2 (2.30%) CMake
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
General
1 38 (43.68%) Telecoms
2 20 (22.99%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Embedded Engineer
2 43 (49.43%) Software Engineer
3 35 (40.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (21.84%) C Software Engineer
4 19 (21.84%) Embedded C Engineer
5 18 (20.69%) Developer
5 18 (20.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 18 (20.69%) Embedded Developer
6 13 (14.94%) C Developer
6 13 (14.94%) Embedded C Developer
7 12 (13.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) Tester
10 9 (10.34%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) JSON
1 3 (3.45%) Middleware
1 3 (3.45%) RESTful
1 3 (3.45%) XMPP
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.94%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.05%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.22%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Signal Processing
4 9 (10.34%) Device Driver Development
4 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
5 8 (9.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (9.20%) TDD
6 7 (8.05%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (8.05%) Feature Driven Development
6 7 (8.05%) Scrum
7 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) SDLC
8 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.45%) API Development
9 3 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.45%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Linux Kernel Development
9 3 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (96.55%) C
2 44 (50.57%) Python
3 31 (35.63%) C++
4 21 (24.14%) Embedded C++
5 8 (9.20%) Assembly Language
6 6 (6.90%) R
7 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) MISRA
2 1 (1.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 8 (9.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Perforce