The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 33 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.56% 0.60% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 1.22% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £300 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Embedded C
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 246 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 59.66% 49.20% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 190 157
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 18 (100.00%) C
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Electronics
6 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.56%) OpenCL
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Atmel
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) MPEG
7 1 (5.56%) 3G
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) TDD

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Audio DSP Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Audio Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Audio Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) DSP Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) MPEG
2 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atmel