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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 31 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 14 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.77% 1.90% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.38% 3.73% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
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
167 161 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.01% 50.95% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 22 (100.00%) C
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
7 7 (31.82%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (31.82%) Signal Processing
7 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
7 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
7 7 (31.82%) MATLAB
8 6 (27.27%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Hudson
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
11 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
11 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
12 1 (4.55%) Firmware
12 1 (4.55%) Internet
12 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (4.55%) 3G
12 1 (4.55%) .NET
12 1 (4.55%) C#
12 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (4.55%) Electronics
12 1 (4.55%) Finance
12 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 1 (4.55%) Degree

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 6 (27.27%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Hudson
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Audio Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) DSP Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) DSP Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Software Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
2 7 (31.82%) Signal Processing
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
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