Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 122 127
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.047% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.13% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £275 - £400
10th Percentile £263 - £375
90th Percentile £288 - £425
Scotland median daily rate £275 £268 £325
% change year-on-year +2.80% -17.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.50 - £25.50
10th Percentile £31.20 - £24.05
90th Percentile £41.40 - £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +11.11%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1048 772 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 36.57% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 480 501
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Edinburgh

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded C in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Edinburgh

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Energy Management
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Atmel
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atmel