Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 +50 -25
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 58 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.36% 5.19% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.16% 9.73% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 2
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £330 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -7.27%
10th Percentile £325 £287 £257
90th Percentile £388 £345 £356
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £37.38 £32.50 £34.90
90th Percentile £48.13 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% -4.49% +1.71%

Embedded C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 338 339 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.70% 53.30% 52.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 184 337
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £277 £263
90th Percentile £488 £484 £480
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £374 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 37 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.25% -25.00%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £25.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £68.50 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -5.51%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 17 November 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 58 (100.00%) C
2 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
3 38 (65.52%) Wireless
4 34 (58.62%) Python
5 27 (46.55%) Linux
6 25 (43.10%) Telecoms
7 23 (39.66%) Bluetooth
8 19 (32.76%) C++
8 19 (32.76%) Electronics
9 18 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (27.59%) Embedded C++
11 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (20.69%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (20.69%) Degree
13 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
14 9 (15.52%) Signal Processing
14 9 (15.52%) Device Driver
14 9 (15.52%) Perforce
15 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
15 8 (13.79%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
15 8 (13.79%) Device Driver Development
16 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
17 6 (10.34%) Firmware
17 6 (10.34%) 3GPP
17 6 (10.34%) LTE
17 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
17 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis

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 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) Wireless
2 23 (39.66%) Bluetooth
3 14 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.34%) 3GPP
5 6 (10.34%) LTE
5 6 (10.34%) NAS
6 3 (5.17%) MQTT
6 3 (5.17%) ZigBee
6 3 (5.17%) Z-Wave
7 2 (3.45%) 3G
7 2 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.45%) Buildbot
1 2 (3.45%) CMake
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
General
1 25 (43.10%) Telecoms
2 19 (32.76%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (48.28%) Software Engineer
3 24 (41.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (31.03%) Embedded C Engineer
5 17 (29.31%) C Software Engineer
5 17 (29.31%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 12 (20.69%) Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Embedded Developer
7 10 (17.24%) C Developer
7 10 (17.24%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C Developer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Tester
8 9 (15.52%) Automation Tester
8 9 (15.52%) Bluetooth Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Embedded Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) Signal Processing
3 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.79%) Device Driver Development
5 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Kernel Development
6 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.17%) Physics
6 3 (5.17%) Statistics
6 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.45%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.72%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C
2 34 (58.62%) Python
3 19 (32.76%) C++
4 16 (27.59%) Embedded C++
5 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
6 6 (10.34%) R
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) MISRA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 6 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Perforce