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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
England / London
Rank 394 422 404
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.067% 0.064% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £250 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8970 9363 8776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.08% 42.46% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 7022 6359
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +24.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.52 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C in London

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 9 (75.00%) C
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) RS-232
6 1 (8.33%) RS-485
6 1 (8.33%) Freescale
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) REST

Embedded C
Top Related 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 (8.33%) DVB
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) RS-232
1 1 (8.33%) RS-485
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (8.33%) MPEG
2 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Haskell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Freescale