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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
UK / England
Rank 497 488 499
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 86 129 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 52
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17200 18759 17992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11858 12925 11809
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 451 385
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Embedded C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +4 33 £425 +13.33% 18
South West -1 15 £500 +66.66% 5
South East -26 13 £375 +10.29% 12
West Midlands - 9 £440 - 4
London +28 6 £250 -40.47% 5
East Midlands +2 6 - - 4
North West +30 2 £375 - 9
Yorkshire +2 2 £350 - 6
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 160 (96.39%) C
2 113 (68.07%) Software Engineering
3 60 (36.14%) C++
4 42 (25.30%) Embedded C++
5 33 (19.88%) Python
6 29 (17.47%) Electronics
6 29 (17.47%) Degree
7 27 (16.27%) Linux
8 21 (12.65%) Firmware
8 21 (12.65%) Security Cleared
9 19 (11.45%) C#
10 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.64%) Computer Science
12 15 (9.04%) Bluetooth
12 15 (9.04%) Regression Testing
13 13 (7.83%) Wireless
13 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
13 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
14 12 (7.23%) Mathematics
15 11 (6.63%) Scrum
15 11 (6.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 11 (6.63%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (6.02%) MATLAB
16 10 (6.02%) OO
17 9 (5.42%) Automotive
17 9 (5.42%) Device Driver
17 9 (5.42%) Coaching
18 8 (4.82%) Aerospace
19 7 (4.22%) ZigBee
19 7 (4.22%) Embedded Linux

Embedded C
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) Bluetooth
2 13 (7.83%) Wireless
3 7 (4.22%) ZigBee
4 6 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.41%) DVB
5 4 (2.41%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.41%) RFID
5 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.81%) 802.15
6 3 (1.81%) HTTP
7 2 (1.20%) Internet
7 2 (1.20%) RS-485
8 1 (0.60%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.60%) LAN
8 1 (0.60%) LTE
8 1 (0.60%) RS-232
8 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.60%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.20%) Big Data
2 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.81%) GCC
3 3 (1.81%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 29 (17.47%) Electronics
2 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.42%) Automotive
4 8 (4.82%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.81%) Games
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 91 (54.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 86 (51.81%) Software Engineer
3 77 (46.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (24.10%) Developer
5 34 (20.48%) Embedded C Engineer
6 28 (16.87%) Embedded Developer
7 25 (15.06%) C Software Engineer
8 24 (14.46%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 16 (9.64%) C Developer
9 16 (9.64%) Embedded C Developer
10 12 (7.23%) Python Developer
11 10 (6.02%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Firmware Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.61%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 6 (3.61%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.81%) HTML
1 3 (1.81%) HTML5
1 3 (1.81%) Node.js
1 3 (1.81%) REST
2 2 (1.20%) EJB
2 2 (1.20%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.20%) J2EE
2 2 (1.20%) Java EE
2 2 (1.20%) OpenGL
2 2 (1.20%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (1.20%) Spring
2 2 (1.20%) STL
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) Qt
3 1 (0.60%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.63%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (6.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (5.42%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.01%) VHDL
5 4 (2.41%) STB
6 3 (1.81%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.81%) MPEG
7 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.20%) Life Science
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Robotics
7 2 (1.20%) Verilog
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Linux
2 7 (4.22%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.61%) Android
3 6 (3.61%) Windows
4 5 (3.01%) Unix
5 4 (2.41%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (68.07%) Software Engineering
2 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.04%) Regression Testing
4 12 (7.23%) Mathematics
5 11 (6.63%) Scrum
6 10 (6.02%) OO
7 9 (5.42%) Coaching
8 6 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.61%) Multithreading
9 5 (3.01%) SDLC
9 5 (3.01%) UML
10 4 (2.41%) Device Driver Development
10 4 (2.41%) Schematic Capture
10 4 (2.41%) Signal Processing
10 4 (2.41%) TDD
11 3 (1.81%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (1.81%) Fault Analysis
11 3 (1.81%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (1.81%) SOA
11 3 (1.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (96.39%) C
2 60 (36.14%) C++
3 42 (25.30%) Embedded C++
4 33 (19.88%) Python
5 19 (11.45%) C#
6 10 (6.02%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.61%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.41%) SQL
10 3 (1.81%) Java
10 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.60%) Ada
12 1 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) Degree
2 21 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.41%) ISO26262
2 4 (2.41%) MISRA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (12.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (2.41%) EMC
2 3 (1.81%) Freescale
3 2 (1.20%) Altera
3 2 (1.20%) IBM
3 2 (1.20%) Renesas
3 2 (1.20%) Wind River
4 1 (0.60%) Atmel
4 1 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.60%) HP
4 1 (0.60%) Intel
4 1 (0.60%) Motorola
4 1 (0.60%) Xilinx
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