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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 37 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.56% 1.68% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 4.29% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
161 140 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.18% 39.22% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 108
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C.

1 23 (100.00%) C
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) Wireless
6 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
6 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
6 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
6 7 (30.43%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
6 7 (30.43%) Machine Learning
7 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
8 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.04%) Hudson
9 2 (8.70%) 3G
9 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.70%) Electronics
10 1 (4.35%) TDD
10 1 (4.35%) Firmware
10 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.35%) UML
10 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
3 2 (8.70%) 3G
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Hudson
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Audio Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) DSP Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) DSP Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (30.43%) Machine Learning
2 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
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