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 3 months to 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 148 129
Rank change year-on-year +32 -19  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.045% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.28% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £278 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 939 1076 937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.60% 36.57% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1258 916
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 67 53
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £35.25 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £195.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
UK

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

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) DECT
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

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%) DECT
1 1 (25.00%) RS-485
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
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