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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 51 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 17 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.02% 1.06% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 2.55% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.63 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.65 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.53 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
372 314 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.18% 41.53% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 139 181
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 61
Average hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded C across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Embedded C Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 10 £369 +34.09% 14
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (96.43%) C
2 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) C++
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) ZigBee
4 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
5 10 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Device Driver
7 8 (28.57%) Python
8 7 (25.00%) Bluetooth
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) GSM
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Electronics
10 5 (17.86%) 2G
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) 3G
12 3 (10.71%) 802.15
12 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
12 3 (10.71%) Firmware
12 3 (10.71%) GPRS
12 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Degree
13 2 (7.14%) TDD
13 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
13 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (3.57%) 2.5G
14 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) ZigBee
2 7 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 7 (25.00%) Wireless
3 6 (21.43%) GSM
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) 2G
5 4 (14.29%) 3G
6 3 (10.71%) 802.15
6 3 (10.71%) GPRS
7 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) LTE
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) 2.5G
8 1 (3.57%) WiMAX
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Principle Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C
2 12 (42.86%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Embedded C++
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
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