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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 40 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 0.54% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 1.23% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £363
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
200 163 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.17% 44.29% 59.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 71 115
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 19 (95.00%) C
2 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (40.00%) ZigBee
5 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) 802.15
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) Firmware
10 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
10 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.00%) OSGi
11 1 (5.00%) User Stories
11 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
11 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
11 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
11 1 (5.00%) GPRS
11 1 (5.00%) GSM

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (40.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (25.00%) 802.15
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) GPRS
5 1 (5.00%) GSM
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) 3G
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Principle Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) C Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
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