The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 31 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 14 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.89% 4.03% 3.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 7.81% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Average daily rate - £303 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.90 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 192 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.56% 51.61% 64.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 89 160
Average daily rate £335 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 34
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Embedded C
Cambridgeshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) C
2 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Electronics
7 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Android Development
9 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 2 (8.33%) Intel
9 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (8.33%) Hitachi
9 2 (8.33%) Motorola
10 1 (4.17%) Tcl
10 1 (4.17%) Firmware
10 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
10 1 (4.17%) Perl

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Android Development
3 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C
2 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.17%) Tcl
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Intel
1 2 (8.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (8.33%) Motorola
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago