The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 60 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 0.67% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 2.72% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£418 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £49.25 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.53% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £32.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.85 £32.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 184 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.14% 24.83% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 79 87
Average daily rate £350 £364 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £155 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.40 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £47.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge 0 5 £418 - 9
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 9 (69.23%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) IPTV
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) MPEG
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) RTSP
4 3 (23.08%) Interactive TV
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) CA
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) DRM
4 3 (23.08%) DTV
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) DLNA
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 1 (7.69%) VHDL

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) RTSP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DLNA
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) IPTV
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) MPEG
2 3 (23.08%) Interactive TV
2 3 (23.08%) DTV
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.69%) VHDL
4 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) DRM
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA