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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded C
Rank 51 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 9 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.32% 2.17% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 4.98% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
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£350 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £305 £303
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £38.85 £36.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £45.00 £40.70
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
276 281 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.47% 43.50% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 140 153
Average daily rate £325 £335 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £230
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 19 30 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 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 31 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 -6 6 £350 - 19
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (96.43%) C
2 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) ZigBee
6 6 (21.43%) C++
6 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
6 6 (21.43%) Electronics
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Firmware
7 5 (17.86%) GPRS
8 4 (14.29%) LTE
8 4 (14.29%) GSM
8 4 (14.29%) 3G
8 4 (14.29%) 802.15
8 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
9 3 (10.71%) OOD
9 3 (10.71%) OO
9 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
9 3 (10.71%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (7.14%) TDD
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) Data Structures

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (39.29%) Wireless
2 6 (21.43%) ZigBee
3 5 (17.86%) GPRS
4 4 (14.29%) GSM
4 4 (14.29%) 3G
4 4 (14.29%) 802.15
4 4 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.57%) 2G
5 1 (3.57%) UMTS
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C Developer
5 2 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Verilog
2 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) VHDL
3 1 (3.57%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C
2 6 (21.43%) C++
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Xilinx
1 1 (3.57%) Altera
1 1 (3.57%) Atmel
1 1 (3.57%) Synopsys
1 1 (3.57%) Actel
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