The first table below looks at the demand for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 Job Titles advertised 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 45 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.52% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.55% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £247
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
436 361 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.36% 94.26% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 158 212
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 105
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) MPEG
3 9 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (50.00%) IPTV
3 9 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Perforce
5 6 (33.33%) Streaming Video
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) RTP
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) GStreamer
6 5 (27.78%) Broadband
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
8 3 (16.67%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) DRM
8 3 (16.67%) DTV
8 3 (16.67%) RTSP
8 3 (16.67%) Interactive TV
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (16.67%) CA
8 3 (16.67%) Android

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) RTP
2 5 (27.78%) Broadband
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) RTSP
3 3 (16.67%) DLNA
4 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
4 1 (5.56%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) GStreamer
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) MPEG
1 9 (50.00%) IPTV
2 6 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 3 (16.67%) Interactive TV
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) DTV
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) DRM
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Perforce
2 3 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
3 1 (5.56%) Motorola
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
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