Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded C Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 878 871
Rank change year-on-year +35 -7 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Developer 32 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
UK median daily rate £350 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +19.17% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £272 £278
90th Percentile £475 £445 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +27.69% -
10th Percentile £37.65 £39.75 £24.10
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% +27.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Embedded C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded C Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Developer in the UK

Embedded C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C Developer in the UK

Embedded C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C Developer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C Developer in the UK

Embedded C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C Developer in the UK

Embedded C Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +35 29 £400 +11.89% 5
UK excluding London +35 27 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England -11 13 £350 +40.00% 2
South East +11 8 - - 1
London -24 5 £450 +25.87% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £350 -
North of England - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £400 -

Embedded C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Embedded C Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded C Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C
2 28 (87.50%) Embedded C
3 19 (59.38%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) C++
5 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) Wireless
6 10 (31.25%) Bluetooth
7 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
9 6 (18.75%) MISRA
10 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
11 4 (12.50%) RESTful
11 4 (12.50%) JSON
11 4 (12.50%) JIRA
11 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 4 (12.50%) Subversion
11 4 (12.50%) Middleware
11 4 (12.50%) HTTP
11 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) API Development
11 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing

Embedded C Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (9.38%) Doxygen
2 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Bluetooth
1 10 (31.25%) Wireless
2 4 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) 3G
3 2 (6.25%) 3GPP
3 2 (6.25%) LTE
3 2 (6.25%) MQTT
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Multicast
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.13%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
1 4 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) GStreamer
2 1 (3.13%) WebSockets
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.50%) API Development
4 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Physics
7 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C
2 28 (87.50%) Embedded C
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 12 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) MISRA
2 1 (3.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware