The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 C
Rank 50 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 12 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.80% 2.60% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 5.51% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
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£350 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Embedded C
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 272 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.11% 47.22% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 133 163
Average daily rate £345 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.05 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.88 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 5 £350 - 20
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) C
2 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) ZigBee
6 7 (24.14%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) 802.15
7 6 (20.69%) Electronics
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Firmware
8 5 (17.24%) 3G
8 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) GPRS
9 4 (13.79%) LTE
9 4 (13.79%) GSM
9 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) OO
10 3 (10.34%) OOD
10 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
11 2 (6.90%) TDD
11 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (6.90%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
11 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Wireless
2 8 (27.59%) ZigBee
3 6 (20.69%) 802.15
4 5 (17.24%) 3G
4 5 (17.24%) GPRS
5 4 (13.79%) LTE
5 4 (13.79%) GSM
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) 2G
6 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.45%) UMTS
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.90%) Verilog
2 1 (3.45%) VHDL
2 1 (3.45%) ASIC
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (6.90%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) OOD
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++
3 5 (17.24%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Altera
1 1 (3.45%) Synopsys
1 1 (3.45%) Actel
1 1 (3.45%) Xilinx
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