Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded C Engineer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 28 July 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 Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 209 178
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.052% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £440 - -
England median daily rate £380 £345 £360
% change year-on-year +10.14% -4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +20.69% -22.67%
10th Percentile £39.23 £32.50 £28.00
90th Percentile £43.48 £37.50 £30.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4190 5771 4803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.65% 95.36% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 3376 2835
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 317
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £43.65 £38.75 £39.85
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Embedded C Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Engineer in the West Midlands

Embedded C Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C Engineer in the West Midlands

Embedded C Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Worcestershire - 4 £440 -
Birmingham +13 1 - -
Embedded C Engineer
England

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Embedded C Engineer 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) GCC
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) GStreamer
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) GCC
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared