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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 12 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 23 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.04% 3.87% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.43% 9.15% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
140 164 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.95% 42.27% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017, 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 47 (100.00%) C
2 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
3 26 (55.32%) Degree
4 18 (38.30%) Python
5 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
5 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Electronics
6 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
6 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
7 8 (17.02%) Wireless
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
8 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.51%) ZigBee
9 3 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.38%) Signal Processing
9 3 (6.38%) High Availability
9 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
9 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
9 3 (6.38%) Unix
9 3 (6.38%) C++
10 2 (4.26%) Robotics
10 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
10 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
10 2 (4.26%) Internet
10 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared

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 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.51%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (23.40%) Electronics
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Embedded Developer
3 17 (36.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Software Engineer
4 14 (29.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 12 (25.53%) C Developer
5 12 (25.53%) Embedded C Developer
6 11 (23.40%) Python Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.26%) Robotics
4 1 (2.13%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.13%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) High Availability
4 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
4 3 (6.38%) SDLC
4 3 (6.38%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C
2 18 (38.30%) Python
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
4 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Atmel
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