Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 23 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 Software Development
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.28% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £32.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £77.50 - £43.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.00 £31.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -27.06% -

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 523 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.28% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 535
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £216 £238 £262
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.54% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in Cambridge

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Cambridge

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) GCC
2 1 (50.00%) GDB
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Embedded Software Development
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (50.00%) GCC
1 1 (50.00%) GDB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++