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 3 months to 25 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 68
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.55% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.15%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 250 183 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 40.00% 28.37% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 102 135
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £52.50 £42.15
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python