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 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 45 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.00% 2.13% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 5.48% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
243 146 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.60% 38.83% 57.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 75 133
Average daily rate £365 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 54
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £32.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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 21 (100.00%) C
2 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (42.86%) C++
5 9 (42.86%) Device Driver
6 8 (38.10%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) Embedded C++
8 6 (28.57%) ZigBee
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Assembly Language
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) 802.15
10 3 (14.29%) Firmware
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 2 (9.52%) Electronics
11 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
11 2 (9.52%) TDD
11 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
11 2 (9.52%) Java
12 1 (4.76%) C#
12 1 (4.76%) GPRS
12 1 (4.76%) GSM
12 1 (4.76%) Internet
12 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
12 1 (4.76%) Motorola

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) 802.15
4 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.76%) GPRS
5 1 (4.76%) GSM
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Principle Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Device Driver
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C
2 9 (42.86%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 4 (19.05%) Assembly Language
6 2 (9.52%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
1 1 (4.76%) Motorola
1 1 (4.76%) Intel
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