The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 1.14% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.33%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 175 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.99% 37.23% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 87 114
Median daily rate £465 £311 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.39% -17.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £41.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Essex

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared