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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded C
Rank 50 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 18 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 2.70% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.89% 5.14% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£330 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.55 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
368 311 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.94% 52.45% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 128 167
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.20 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 10 £330 +6.45% 22
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (93.55%) C
2 23 (74.19%) Software Engineering
3 15 (48.39%) ZigBee
4 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) Wireless
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) 802.15
8 8 (25.81%) Electronics
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++
9 7 (22.58%) GPRS
9 7 (22.58%) GSM
9 7 (22.58%) C++
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
10 6 (19.35%) 3G
11 5 (16.13%) Firmware
12 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
13 3 (9.68%) TDD
13 3 (9.68%) LTE
13 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
13 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
13 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
13 3 (9.68%) 2G
13 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
14 2 (6.45%) Automotive
14 2 (6.45%) Verilog
14 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
14 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (48.39%) ZigBee
2 11 (35.48%) Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) 802.15
4 7 (22.58%) GPRS
4 7 (22.58%) GSM
5 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
5 6 (19.35%) 3G
6 3 (9.68%) LTE
6 3 (9.68%) 2G
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) UMTS
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) 2.5G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Principle Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) FPGA Design Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) DSP Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Verilog
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) ASIC
3 1 (3.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Embedded C++
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Xilinx
1 1 (3.23%) Altera
1 1 (3.23%) Synopsys
1 1 (3.23%) Actel
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