The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank - 71 63
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.13% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.53% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Embedded Systems
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 190 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.29% 24.39% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 85
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £403 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 28
Median hourly rate £16.25 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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