The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 120 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 15 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.48% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.26% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.90% +12.41%  
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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1028 1115 1174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.98% 38.29% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 660 742
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 113 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C in the South West

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gloucestershire +4 4 £500 - 3
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Embedded C
England

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

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

1 30 (100.00%) C
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) C++
4 14 (46.67%) Embedded C++
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) Bluetooth
8 7 (23.33%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) UML
10 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
10 4 (13.33%) Firmware
11 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
11 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (10.00%) Electronics
11 3 (10.00%) Coaching
11 3 (10.00%) DO-178B
12 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (6.67%) Wind River
12 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 2 (6.67%) Big Data
12 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
12 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
12 2 (6.67%) User Stories
12 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development

Embedded C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) RS-485
2 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 20 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) EJB
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) Java EE
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.33%) Verilog
3 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) FPGA Design
7 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.33%) Power Management
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C
2 18 (60.00%) C++
3 14 (46.67%) Embedded C++
4 10 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Wind River
2 1 (3.33%) Altera
2 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.33%) EMC
2 1 (3.33%) Freescale
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Motorola
2 1 (3.33%) Renesas
2 1 (3.33%) Xilinx
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