Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - +101 +4
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 9 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.75% - 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £370 - -
South East median daily rate £373 £360 £550
% change year-on-year +3.61% -34.55% +57.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £36.50
10th Percentile £36.00 - £35.20
90th Percentile £43.75 - £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 597 644 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.87% 51.40% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 516 543
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £288
90th Percentile £550 £583 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +38.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £32.50 £17.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Oxford - 5 £370 - 5
Embedded C
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 9 (100.00%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) MISRA
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
5 2 (22.22%) QNX
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Firmware
5 2 (22.22%) 802.15
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
5 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (22.22%) SafeRTOS
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (11.11%) Simulink
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) 802.15
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) FreeRTOS
2 2 (22.22%) SafeRTOS
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) MISRA
2 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) QNX