Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 April 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 580 587
Rank change year-on-year -27 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 14 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 0.054% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
London median daily rate £475 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £259
90th Percentile £525 £870 £430
England median daily rate £350 £388 £340
% change year-on-year -9.61% +14.14% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £40.25 £31.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,324 18,474 19,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.36% 45.70% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,073 13,773 14,232
London median daily rate £500 £475 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.81% +2.67%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £308
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 122 122
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £26.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +64.23% -7.61%
10th Percentile £17.75 £18.61 £14.79
90th Percentile £50.50 £57.35 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
Central London - 2 £475 - 2
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 14 (100.00%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Android
5 4 (28.57%) Firmware
6 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (14.29%) QEMU
7 2 (14.29%) CUDA
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) OpenCL
7 2 (14.29%) Renderscript
7 2 (14.29%) DirectCompute
7 2 (14.29%) GPGPU
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Java Card
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Physics
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Kernel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
2 2 (14.29%) DirectCompute
2 2 (14.29%) OpenCL
2 2 (14.29%) Renderscript
3 1 (7.14%) DirectX
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) CUDA
1 2 (14.29%) GPGPU
1 2 (14.29%) Java Card
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OCR
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) GLSL
5 1 (7.14%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) QEMU