The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 55 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 16 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 2.79% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 5.90% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Average daily rate - £303 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.95 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £40.70 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 288 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.58% 47.21% 55.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 146 234
Average daily rate £350 £303 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 14 - - 17
Peterborough - - - -
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Embedded C 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 C.

1 31 (100.00%) C
2 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) Assembly Language
5 6 (19.35%) Electronics
5 6 (19.35%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
7 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Android
8 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
9 2 (6.45%) Motorola
9 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.45%) Intel
9 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.45%) Android Development
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.23%) Open Source
10 1 (3.23%) JTAG

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Embedded C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Wireless
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded C Developer
3 9 (29.03%) C Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Android Development
3 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C
2 9 (29.03%) Assembly Language
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) Tcl
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
2 2 (6.45%) Motorola
2 2 (6.45%) Intel
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago