The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 1.25% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +14.70% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 £48.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +14.11%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 120 240 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.47% 50.21% 52.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 120 140
Median daily rate £406 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Gloucestershire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Gloucestershire

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tewkesbury - 5 - -
Cheltenham +7 1 - -
Embedded C
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 10 (100.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (50.00%) STL
4 5 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Yocto
6 3 (30.00%) Wind River
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
6 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (30.00%) UML
6 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) STL
2 4 (40.00%) Yocto
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Wind River
2 2 (20.00%) Freescale
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) Motorola