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 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
Rank 60 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% - 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 145 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.35% 31.94% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 88 94
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 28
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Essex

Embedded C
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
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%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Embedded C
Top Related 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared