The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 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.

Embedded C
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% - 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 271 221 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.39% 44.56% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 185 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Oxfordshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Electronics
3 4 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (50.00%) VHDL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 1 (16.67%) Verilog
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (16.67%) MISRA
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC