The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 91
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.055% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.18% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 516 565 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.47% 30.82% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 388 300
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +46.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Manchester

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CAD

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC