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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 12 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 26 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.64% 1.67% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.33% 2.98% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £330 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £323 £341
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+9.74% -4.34%
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
150 235 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.83% 55.95% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 142 105
Median daily rate £350 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.70 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £63.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 36 (100.00%) C
2 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (33.33%) Wireless
4 11 (30.56%) Computer Science
4 11 (30.56%) Degree
4 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Python
6 6 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (11.11%) ZigBee
9 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 3 (8.33%) High Availability
9 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.33%) Unix
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (5.56%) VxWorks
10 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.78%) LTE
11 1 (2.78%) Test Automation

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 12 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (16.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (11.11%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) GCC
General
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
3 18 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (38.89%) Embedded C Engineer
5 13 (36.11%) Developer
6 12 (33.33%) C Developer
6 12 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
6 12 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
7 11 (30.56%) C Software Engineer
7 11 (30.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Audio Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Audio Software Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Software Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (5.56%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.78%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
3 3 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 3 (8.33%) SDLC
3 3 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C
2 7 (19.44%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Atmel