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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems 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 Systems
Rank 66 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.26% 0.84% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 2.76% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
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
169 181 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.56% 30.52% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 64 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 1 - - 14
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Embedded Systems
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 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce
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