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 27 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £323 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 773 824 943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.10% 31.79% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 484 553
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Fife - 1 £320 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £325 -
Embedded C
UK

Embedded C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (20.00%) DECT
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (20.00%) RS-485
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Firmware

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 (20.00%) DECT
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) RS-485
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
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