Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 88 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 0.98% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 - £278
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +31.58% -8.43%
10th Percentile £41.25 £44.25 £32.30
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.25 £44.10
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 611 511 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.70% 36.87% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 295 269
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £232 £259
90th Percentile £588 £538 £503
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.52% +44.20% +72.50%
10th Percentile £13.65 £36.83 £15.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.95 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Hertfordshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Hertfordshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Hertfordshire

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Stevenage -5 7 £285 -
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 10 (100.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) VHDL
3 7 (70.00%) 3GPP
3 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) LTE
3 7 (70.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (70.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (70.00%) Signal Processing
3 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 7 (70.00%) 3GPP
2 7 (70.00%) LTE
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (70.00%) VHDL
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (70.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Signal Processing
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python