The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
England / North West
Rank 126 156 147
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.078% 0.026% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.069% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1440 1116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.75% 37.53% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 910 700
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in the North West

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) ISO26262
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO26262
1 2 (40.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
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