Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 682 718 725
Rank change year-on-year +36 +7 -28
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 177 155 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 30 33
England median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £278 £315 £259
90th Percentile £475 £550 £430
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 87 64
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £37.35 £32.50 £34.55
90th Percentile £48.15 £77.05 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39982 39599 40257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.15% 40.49% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28189 27431 27566
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 819 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C in England

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 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
East of England +22 85 £363 +9.85% 19
London -2 26 £415 +22.06% 8
South East -12 25 £368 -33.18% 9
Midlands +29 19 £375 +11.11% 6
South West -19 16 £400 -5.88% 10
East Midlands +3 12 £381 - 1
West Midlands +27 7 £250 -25.93% 5
North of England +56 5 £338 +12.50% 6
North West +21 4 £275 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire +17 1 £400 - 1
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 170 (96.05%) C
2 113 (63.84%) Software Engineering
3 84 (47.46%) Linux
4 65 (36.72%) C++
5 61 (34.46%) Wireless
6 52 (29.38%) Python
7 38 (21.47%) Telecoms
8 34 (19.21%) Electronics
9 33 (18.64%) Embedded C++
10 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (17.51%) Bluetooth
11 31 (17.51%) Embedded Systems
12 26 (14.69%) Degree
12 26 (14.69%) Firmware
13 25 (14.12%) Device Driver
13 25 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
13 25 (14.12%) MISRA
14 21 (11.86%) Windows
15 19 (10.73%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (10.73%) Assembly Language
15 19 (10.73%) Computer Science
16 18 (10.17%) LTE
17 17 (9.60%) Device Driver Development
18 16 (9.04%) Signal Processing
18 16 (9.04%) 3GPP
18 16 (9.04%) Automotive
19 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
20 14 (7.91%) MATLAB
20 14 (7.91%) Simulink
21 12 (6.78%) TDD

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (7.91%) Simulink
2 3 (1.69%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (34.46%) Wireless
2 31 (17.51%) Bluetooth
3 19 (10.73%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (10.17%) LTE
5 16 (9.04%) 3GPP
6 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.08%) NAS
8 7 (3.95%) Ethernet
8 7 (3.95%) ZigBee
9 5 (2.82%) FlexRay
10 4 (2.26%) HTTP
10 4 (2.26%) MQTT
10 4 (2.26%) Z-Wave
11 2 (1.13%) 3G
11 2 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.56%) HbbTV
12 1 (0.56%) Modbus
12 1 (0.56%) RS-232
12 1 (0.56%) RS-422
12 1 (0.56%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.95%) JIRA
3 5 (2.82%) CANoe
3 5 (2.82%) Subversion
4 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.13%) Buildbot
5 2 (1.13%) CMake
5 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.13%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.13%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.56%) GCC
6 1 (0.56%) GDB
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 38 (21.47%) Telecoms
2 34 (19.21%) Electronics
3 16 (9.04%) Automotive
4 7 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (51.98%) Embedded Engineer
2 89 (50.28%) Software Engineer
3 70 (39.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (20.34%) Developer
4 36 (20.34%) Embedded Developer
5 31 (17.51%) Embedded C Engineer
6 30 (16.95%) C Software Engineer
7 29 (16.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 23 (12.99%) C Developer
8 23 (12.99%) Embedded C Developer
9 19 (10.73%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (8.47%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 14 (7.91%) Embedded Software Developer
11 14 (7.91%) Software Developer
12 13 (7.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (7.34%) C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (7.34%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
13 12 (6.78%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (6.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 12 (6.78%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) Middleware
2 4 (2.26%) JSON
2 4 (2.26%) RESTful
2 4 (2.26%) XMPP
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (1.69%) MFC
3 3 (1.69%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (1.13%) DirectCompute
4 2 (1.13%) OpenCL
4 2 (1.13%) Renderscript
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.56%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.56%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.51%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (14.12%) Device Driver
3 19 (10.73%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.95%) VHDL
7 2 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.13%) CUDA
7 2 (1.13%) GPGPU
7 2 (1.13%) Java Card
7 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.13%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.13%) STB
8 1 (0.56%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 84 (47.46%) Linux
2 25 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
3 21 (11.86%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.39%) Android
6 4 (2.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (63.84%) Software Engineering
2 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.60%) Device Driver Development
4 16 (9.04%) Signal Processing
5 12 (6.78%) Scrum
5 12 (6.78%) TDD
6 9 (5.08%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
7 8 (4.52%) Multithreading
7 8 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.95%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (3.95%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (3.95%) Feature Driven Development
8 7 (3.95%) OO
8 7 (3.95%) UML
9 6 (3.39%) Linux Kernel Development
9 6 (3.39%) Physics
9 6 (3.39%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (2.82%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 170 (96.05%) C
2 65 (36.72%) C++
3 52 (29.38%) Python
4 33 (18.64%) Embedded C++
5 19 (10.73%) Assembly Language
6 14 (7.91%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.08%) C#
8 6 (3.39%) R
9 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) SQL
11 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.13%) Java
12 1 (0.56%) GLSL
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (14.69%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.12%) MISRA
2 7 (3.95%) ISO 26262
3 4 (2.26%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.13%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.56%) JTAG
5 1 (0.56%) OIPF
System Software
1 26 (14.69%) Firmware
2 8 (4.52%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.13%) QEMU
Vendors
1 9 (5.08%) Perforce
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) Cadence
3 1 (0.56%) Infor
3 1 (0.56%) MathWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Xilinx