Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 172 204
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -25
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 14 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.33% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -11.11%
England median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £42.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.34% +11.04% -3.75%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.80 £33.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £69.03 £44.25
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2148 2328 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.04% 40.80% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1510 1692
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 142 170
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%
10th Percentile £17.80 £20.05 £26.10
90th Percentile £50.20 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 21 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
Devon +4 6 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 1 - - 3
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 3
Bristol -10 1 £400 - 4
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 14 (100.00%) C
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) MFC
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) LTE
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (7.14%) GCC
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.14%) Yocto
7 1 (7.14%) Modbus
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) VectorCAST
7 1 (7.14%) MISRA
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.14%) Xilinx

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) Modbus
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) GCC
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Kernel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Kernel Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Xilinx