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 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 419 417
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.095% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +13.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.98% +0.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.10 £38.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.90 £42.45
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9772 9446 9820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.80% 43.58% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7229 7201 7171
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 40 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £15.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £102.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
City of London -1 1 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 15 (68.18%) C
2 14 (63.64%) C++
3 12 (54.55%) Assembly Language
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
7 6 (27.27%) Coaching
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) OOD
8 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (22.73%) Firmware
8 5 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Device Driver
9 4 (18.18%) CAD
9 4 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
10 3 (13.64%) Android
11 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (9.09%) Wireless
12 1 (4.55%) MISRA
12 1 (4.55%) Freescale
12 1 (4.55%) User Stories
12 1 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
12 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
12 1 (4.55%) Electronics

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) DVB
2 1 (4.55%) GPRS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (22.73%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Design Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
8 3 (13.64%) C Developer
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Developer
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (9.09%) Firmware Developer
9 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) Qt
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.55%) MPEG
3 1 (4.55%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Coaching
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) OOD
4 4 (18.18%) CAD
4 4 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.55%) HOOD
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C
2 14 (63.64%) C++
3 12 (54.55%) Assembly Language
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) Haskell
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Freescale