The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 61 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.04% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £247
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 - £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 676 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.68% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 297 323
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £388 +7.63% 14
Peterborough +5 2 £350 - 3
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (86.36%) C
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 9 (40.91%) MPEG
4 9 (40.91%) IPTV
4 9 (40.91%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Electronics
6 7 (31.82%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) RTP
7 6 (27.27%) GStreamer
7 6 (27.27%) Perforce
7 6 (27.27%) Streaming Video
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) Broadband
8 5 (22.73%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) ZigBee
10 3 (13.64%) RTSP
10 3 (13.64%) Interactive TV
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
10 3 (13.64%) CA

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (27.27%) RTP
2 5 (22.73%) Broadband
3 3 (13.64%) ZigBee
3 3 (13.64%) RTSP
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DLNA
4 1 (4.55%) GPRS
4 1 (4.55%) 3G
4 1 (4.55%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (36.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) GStreamer
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) MPEG
1 9 (40.91%) IPTV
2 6 (27.27%) Streaming Video
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) Interactive TV
4 3 (13.64%) DTV
5 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.55%) Firmware
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) DRM
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
7 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 2 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Perforce
2 3 (13.64%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.55%) Motorola
3 1 (4.55%) Intel
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