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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank - 35 45
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.39% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.88% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £343
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
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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
79 68 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.00% 23.61% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 51
Average daily rate £375 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £211 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce