Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 82 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.60% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 0.70% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median daily rate £450 - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £330 £278
% change year-on-year +6.06% +18.80% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £41.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +4.69% -2.44%
10th Percentile £47.50 £39.56 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.69 £44.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 293 286 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.86% 35.88% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 189 252
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £231
90th Percentile £604 £541 £523
East of England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 64
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -5.19%
10th Percentile £26.13 £30.95 £26.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Brentwood - 3 £450 -
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) API Development
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Control
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) API Development
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Control
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Degree