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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 57 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 3.74% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +28.57%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 213 187 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 35.98% 27.34% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 107 116
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 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
Top Related 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