The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 57 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.10% 0.45% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.48% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£330 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +7.89%
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
674 627 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.33% 93.58% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 289
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 106
Average hourly rate £23.25 £37.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +5 5 £330 - 9
Peterborough - 1 £400 -
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) C
3 11 (64.71%) Embedded C
4 9 (52.94%) ZigBee
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) 802.15
8 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Electronics
8 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) 3G
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
10 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
10 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
10 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
11 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.88%) IPTV
11 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.88%) GStreamer
11 1 (5.88%) User Stories
11 1 (5.88%) Perforce

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) ZigBee
2 5 (29.41%) 802.15
3 3 (17.65%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) 2G
5 1 (5.88%) 2.5G
5 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.88%) Broadband
5 1 (5.88%) GPRS
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) RTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.88%) IPTV
2 1 (5.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C
2 11 (64.71%) Embedded C
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Perforce