Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 584 585
Rank change year-on-year -44 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 16 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.058% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
London median daily rate £415 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +27.27% -26.67%
10th Percentile £343 £340 £240
90th Percentile £536 £624 £390
England median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -6.60% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -0.59% +2.41% +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 22,535 19,074 18,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.31% 45.52% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,287 14,247 14,193
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £305
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 125 131
London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £18.23 £16.59 £14.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 - 3 £475 - 2
West London -24 2 £450 +27.21% 2
North London - 2 - -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 16 (100.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (12.50%) Java Card
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Linux Kernel Development
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (12.50%) Physics
8 2 (12.50%) GPGPU
8 2 (12.50%) CUDA
8 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
8 2 (12.50%) QEMU
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (12.50%) OpenCL
8 2 (12.50%) Renderscript
8 2 (12.50%) DirectCompute
8 2 (12.50%) Smartcard

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 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) DirectCompute
1 2 (12.50%) OpenCL
1 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 2 (12.50%) Renderscript
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
2 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (12.50%) CUDA
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) GPGPU
2 2 (12.50%) Java Card
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.25%) Digital TV
3 1 (6.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Kernel Development
4 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Physics
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) API Development
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OCR
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.25%) GLSL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
1 2 (12.50%) QEMU