Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 595 592
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 26 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.060% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
London median daily rate £415 £340 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% +21.43% -27.74%
10th Percentile £343 £340 £240
90th Percentile £536 £374 £405
England median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%

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 22484 20043 20414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.63% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17032 14992 15212
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £304
90th Percentile £667 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 113 145
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 November 2017.

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 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
West London -6 7 £450 +27.21% 1
Central London -4 3 £475 -
North London - 2 - -
East London - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 25 (96.15%) C
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
4 13 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (26.92%) Assembly Language
7 6 (23.08%) Device Driver
7 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Android
8 5 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (19.23%) Firmware
8 5 (19.23%) Device Driver Development
9 4 (15.38%) CAD
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Electronics
10 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
10 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
11 2 (7.69%) Linux Kernel Development
11 2 (7.69%) QEMU
11 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
11 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) OpenCL

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 (3.85%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
1 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Design Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Kernel Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) DirectCompute
1 2 (7.69%) OpenCL
1 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 2 (7.69%) Renderscript
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) MFC
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (23.08%) Device Driver
3 5 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.69%) CUDA
5 2 (7.69%) GPGPU
5 2 (7.69%) Java Card
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.69%) Smartcard
6 1 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (3.85%) Digital TV
6 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Device Driver Development
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) CAD
4 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Kernel Development
5 2 (7.69%) Memory Management
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Physics
6 1 (3.85%) API Development
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (26.92%) Assembly Language
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) GLSL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) QEMU