Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 184 180
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 -11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 8 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.82% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
West Midlands median daily rate £100 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.37% +22.73% -
England median daily rate £350 £366 £330
% change year-on-year -4.44% +10.98% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £41.50 £34.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.42% +20.39% +7.72%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.02 £31.92
90th Percentile £43.08 £47.58 £38.02
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,496 1,710 1,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.28% 31.50% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1,024 971
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £251 £250
90th Percentile £530 £523 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 49
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -22.58% +8.77%
10th Percentile £17.90 £11.50 £12.46
90th Percentile £50.15 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in the West Midlands

Embedded C
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Coventry - 4 £100 - 5
Warwickshire +3 1 - - 6
Embedded C
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Automotive
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) MISRA
4 3 (37.50%) TargetLink
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
4 3 (37.50%) MathWorks
4 3 (37.50%) Simulink
5 2 (25.00%) Stateflow
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 26262
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Bug Management
6 1 (12.50%) VectorCAST
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Embedded C
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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Simulink
1 3 (37.50%) TargetLink
2 2 (25.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (75.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Bug Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) MISRA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 26262
3 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) MathWorks