Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 340 345
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 28 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.65% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
South East median daily rate £368 £550 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.18% +57.59% -0.29%
10th Percentile £340 £475 £284
90th Percentile £390 £550 £430
England median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 19
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £41.25 £33.40 £35.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5889 5820 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.22% 35.28% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 3558 4172
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 250
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in the South East

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Surrey -6 16 £375 -16.67% 1
Thames Valley -19 4 £351 - 2
Berkshire +1 3 £351 - 1
West Sussex - 3 - -
East Sussex -2 2 - - 2
Hampshire +4 1 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -26 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 27 (96.43%) C
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (57.14%) MISRA
4 14 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) MATLAB
5 12 (42.86%) Simulink
6 11 (39.29%) Automotive
7 6 (21.43%) C++
8 5 (17.86%) UML
8 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
8 5 (17.86%) SysML
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) Fault Management
8 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.86%) CANoe
8 5 (17.86%) FlexRay
8 5 (17.86%) ISO 26262
9 4 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Electronics
10 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
10 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
10 3 (10.71%) Firmware
10 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.71%) Doxygen
10 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (10.71%) Device Driver Development
11 2 (7.14%) MISRA C
11 2 (7.14%) CAD
11 2 (7.14%) OrCAD
11 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (42.86%) Simulink
2 3 (10.71%) Doxygen
3 2 (7.14%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
1 5 (17.86%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.57%) RS-232
2 1 (3.57%) RS-422
2 1 (3.57%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) CANoe
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Automotive
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Kernel Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
1 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Acoustics
3 1 (3.57%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Fault Management
2 5 (17.86%) SysML
2 5 (17.86%) UML
3 3 (10.71%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (7.14%) CAD
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C
2 12 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 6 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) MISRA
2 5 (17.86%) ISO 26262
3 2 (7.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cadence