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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 558 527
Rank change year-on-year +61 -31  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 83 69 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
Median daily rate £400 £345 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +4.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £35.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  

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 17809 19052 19578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.91% 39.11% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12247 13284 13296
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 412 396
Median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.85 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 +2 21 £706 +135.41% 13
London +13 16 £400 +0.62% 2
South East +26 15 £380 +10.14% 8
East Midlands -3 13 £340 - 2
South West 0 7 £400 - 6
North West +28 4 - - 3
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +23 2 - -
North East - 1 - - 3
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 156 (92.31%) C
2 117 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 53 (31.36%) C++
4 50 (29.59%) Linux
5 36 (21.30%) Python
6 35 (20.71%) Electronics
7 28 (16.57%) Embedded C++
8 23 (13.61%) Degree
9 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
10 21 (12.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 20 (11.83%) Assembly Language
12 19 (11.24%) Automotive
12 19 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.24%) Embedded Systems
13 17 (10.06%) Embedded Linux
13 17 (10.06%) C#
14 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
14 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
15 15 (8.88%) Device Driver
16 13 (7.69%) Aerospace
16 13 (7.69%) Mathematics
16 13 (7.69%) Firmware
16 13 (7.69%) MATLAB
17 12 (7.10%) Wireless
17 12 (7.10%) MISRA
18 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
18 11 (6.51%) Eclipse
18 11 (6.51%) Bluetooth
18 11 (6.51%) Windows
18 11 (6.51%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Simulink
2 3 (1.78%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.78%) OrCAD
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.18%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.10%) Wireless
2 11 (6.51%) Bluetooth
3 8 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.14%) ZigBee
5 6 (3.55%) MQTT
6 5 (2.96%) FlexRay
7 4 (2.37%) DVB
8 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.18%) HTTP
9 2 (1.18%) Internet
9 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.59%) GPRS
10 1 (0.59%) SNMP
10 1 (0.59%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
1 2 (1.18%) Big Data
1 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Eclipse
1 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.96%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.37%) GCC
5 3 (1.78%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.59%) CANoe
6 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.59%) GDB
6 1 (0.59%) GitLab
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 35 (20.71%) Electronics
2 19 (11.24%) Automotive
3 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.78%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) German Language
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Avionics
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (59.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 96 (56.80%) Software Engineer
3 83 (49.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (18.93%) Developer
5 25 (14.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 25 (14.79%) Embedded Developer
6 17 (10.06%) C Software Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) C Developer
7 13 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
8 12 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (7.10%) Python Developer
9 10 (5.92%) Electronics Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Embedded Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Senior Electronics Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) XMPP
1 6 (3.55%) Yocto
2 5 (2.96%) STL
3 3 (1.78%) Qt
4 2 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (1.18%) EJB
4 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) HTML5
4 2 (1.18%) J2EE
4 2 (1.18%) Java EE
4 2 (1.18%) Node.js
4 2 (1.18%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.18%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (1.18%) REST
4 2 (1.18%) Spring
5 1 (0.59%) CSS
5 1 (0.59%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (11.24%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (8.88%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.96%) VHDL
6 4 (2.37%) STB
7 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.18%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.18%) MPEG
8 2 (1.18%) Robotics
8 2 (1.18%) Verilog
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Life Science
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.59%) Linux
2 17 (10.06%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (6.51%) Windows
4 7 (4.14%) Android
5 6 (3.55%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.78%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 19 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.51%) OO
5 10 (5.92%) OOD
6 9 (5.33%) Coaching
6 9 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (5.33%) Scrum
6 9 (5.33%) SDLC
7 8 (4.73%) CAD
7 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.14%) Test Automation
9 5 (2.96%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.96%) Device Driver Development
9 5 (2.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (2.96%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.37%) Multithreading
10 4 (2.37%) Schematic Capture
10 4 (2.37%) UML
10 4 (2.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 156 (92.31%) C
2 53 (31.36%) C++
3 36 (21.30%) Python
4 28 (16.57%) Embedded C++
5 20 (11.83%) Assembly Language
6 17 (10.06%) C#
7 13 (7.69%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.37%) SQL
10 3 (1.78%) Java
10 3 (1.78%) Perl
11 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.59%) Haskell
12 1 (0.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (13.61%) Degree
2 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) MISRA
2 9 (5.33%) IEC 62304
3 4 (2.37%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.37%) ISO 26262
3 4 (2.37%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (2.96%) Freescale
2 4 (2.37%) EMC
3 3 (1.78%) Altera
3 3 (1.78%) Wind River
4 1 (0.59%) Atmel
4 1 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.59%) Cadence
4 1 (0.59%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.59%) Motorola
4 1 (0.59%) Xilinx