Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 176 176
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 4 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.080% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Scotland median daily rate £275 £268 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -17.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £311
90th Percentile £288 £276 £408
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £318
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.24% -9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Scotland median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31.20 £37.50 £24.18
90th Percentile £41.40 £42.50 £42.18
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +10.39% -3.75%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1925 1739 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.30% 40.34% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1050 1036
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Scotland

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Scotland

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Scotland

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -5 3 £275 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Embedded C
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
4 1 (25.00%) RS-232
4 1 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Atmel
4 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (25.00%) QNX
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atmel
1 1 (25.00%) QNX