The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Embedded Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.80% 2.28% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 2.35% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £36.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £38.70 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 383 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.41% 97.21% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 243 184
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Embedded Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (85.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (20.00%) ZigBee
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
7 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Robotics
8 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) LTE
9 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
9 1 (5.00%) GCC

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Wireless
2 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
3 1 (5.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) GDB
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (5.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (15.00%) SDLC
2 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 17 (85.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Atmel