The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 38 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.30% 1.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 87 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.46% 32.34% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 63
Average daily rate £400 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £745 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 19
Average hourly rate £44.25 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce
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