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 30 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.

Embedded C
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.90% 0.88% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 1.75% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.55% -0.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £42.05 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £42.45 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 228 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 42.81% 50.22% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 93 183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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
Cheltenham +2 2 - - 1
Embedded C
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 15 (100.00%) C
2 13 (86.67%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Embedded C++
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) UML
8 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
8 3 (20.00%) Firmware
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) DO-178B
9 2 (13.33%) Wind River
9 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
9 2 (13.33%) Big Data
9 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
9 2 (13.33%) User Stories
9 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) Coaching
9 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
9 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Android

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 (13.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) RS-485
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) EJB
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
1 1 (6.67%) Verilog
1 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) FPGA Design
6 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C
2 13 (86.67%) C++
3 11 (73.33%) Embedded C++
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Wind River
2 1 (6.67%) Altera
2 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Freescale
2 1 (6.67%) Motorola
2 1 (6.67%) Renesas
2 1 (6.67%) Xilinx
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £46 to £50 per hour + Dep On Exp
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago