The median contractor rate for a Embedded C Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Embedded C Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded C Engineer 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.25% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25%  

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 299 407 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.44% 96.90% 97.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 264 207
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 30 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Embedded C Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded C Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded C Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Embedded C 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 Embedded C Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) Embedded C
3 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) ZigBee
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Signal Processing
6 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
8 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (5.26%) LTE

Embedded C 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 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (21.05%) ZigBee
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.26%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Signal Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C
2 17 (89.47%) Embedded C
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree