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 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 202 235
Rank change year-on-year -39 +33  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 12 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 2.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £334 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £346 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2621 3099 3326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.63% 33.60% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 2046 1918
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Surrey +2 3 £375 - 2
Hampshire -15 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +26 1 £350 - 2
West Sussex -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 1
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 29 (93.55%) C
2 18 (58.06%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) Firmware
4 12 (38.71%) Embedded C++
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Electronics
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Schematic Capture
9 3 (9.68%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
9 3 (9.68%) Bluetooth
9 3 (9.68%) Linux
9 3 (9.68%) 802.15
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 3 (9.68%) DVB
9 3 (9.68%) RFID
9 3 (9.68%) VHDL
9 3 (9.68%) STB
9 3 (9.68%) ZigBee
10 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.45%) Android
10 2 (6.45%) Life Science
10 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) 802.15
1 3 (9.68%) Bluetooth
1 3 (9.68%) DVB
1 3 (9.68%) RFID
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
1 3 (9.68%) ZigBee
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Avionics
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) C Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Firmware Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.68%) STB
2 3 (9.68%) VHDL
3 2 (6.45%) Digital TV
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) MPEG
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (3.23%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) SysML
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C
2 18 (58.06%) C++
3 12 (38.71%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) ISO13485
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) EMC
1 1 (3.23%) Freescale
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