Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +68
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.93% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £300 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 584 737 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.04% 96.34% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 451 545
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £179 £233 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £523
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 53 69
Cambridge median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +82.93% -43.84%
10th Percentile £11.82 £13.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.15 £55.75 £44.60
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.64 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -43.89% +94.44% -28.00%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C Software Engineer in Cambridge

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, C Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Electronics
4 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 4 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VxWorks
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) MISRA
6 3 (25.00%) R
6 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
8 1 (8.33%) Firmware
8 1 (8.33%) XMPP
8 1 (8.33%) ZigBee

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (8.33%) MQTT
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Buildbot
1 1 (8.33%) CMake
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (25.00%) R
6 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 6 days ago