The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 16 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.41% 2.51% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 4.89% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 184 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.40% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Embedded C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Cambridge

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridge

Embedded C
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 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 45 (100.00%) C
2 31 (68.89%) Software Engineering
3 19 (42.22%) Python
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
5 14 (31.11%) Electronics
5 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (26.67%) Mathematics
7 11 (24.44%) Linux
8 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.11%) C++
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++
9 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
9 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (6.67%) MQTT
10 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.67%) XMPP
10 3 (6.67%) ZigBee
10 3 (6.67%) Automotive
10 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
10 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
10 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.67%) Wireless
11 2 (4.44%) Firmware
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
11 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
11 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.44%) Perl
11 2 (4.44%) SQL

Embedded C
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:

Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) MQTT
1 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
1 3 (6.67%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) GitLab
General
1 14 (31.11%) Electronics
1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
3 22 (48.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (31.11%) Developer
5 12 (26.67%) Python Developer
6 9 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (17.78%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Cryptography Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) XMPP
2 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.44%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.44%) Robotics
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C
2 19 (42.22%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware