The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 37 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.64% 1.70% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 1.77% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £36.00 £45.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 284 339 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.04% 96.31% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 315
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

Embedded 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 Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Embedded 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 Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) C
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) Embedded C
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Aerospace
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
7 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 3 (11.11%) VxWorks
7 3 (11.11%) Automotive
7 3 (11.11%) Electronics
7 3 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
8 2 (7.41%) Robotics
8 2 (7.41%) German Language
8 2 (7.41%) QA
8 2 (7.41%) MQTT
8 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) XMPP
8 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 2 (7.41%) Internet

Embedded 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 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) MQTT
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
1 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) GitLab
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XMPP
2 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.70%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Robotics
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C
2 22 (81.48%) Embedded C
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
6 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
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