The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank - 43 51
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
- +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 277 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 68.91% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 131 118
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 64
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Embedded Software Development
Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Development
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (20.00%) UML

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared