Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Systems
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 55 83
Rank change year-on-year +23 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 33 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.68% 0.48% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.35% 1.47% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £330 -
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 - £38.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +8.97% -35.00%

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 230 204 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.62% 32.90% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 108 144
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £369 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +1.37% +3.93%
10th Percentile £185 £103 £225
90th Percentile £525 £488 £523
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £354 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +1.00% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 16
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +50.91%
10th Percentile £19.43 £14.63 £14.89
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +40.35% +3.64%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 27 (81.82%) C
2 25 (75.76%) Wireless
3 23 (69.70%) Python
4 18 (54.55%) Embedded C
4 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
6 16 (48.48%) Linux
6 16 (48.48%) C++
7 13 (39.39%) Perforce
8 12 (36.36%) Device Driver
8 12 (36.36%) Electronics
8 12 (36.36%) Bluetooth
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
10 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
11 9 (27.27%) Signal Processing
11 9 (27.27%) Embedded C++
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.21%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (21.21%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 7 (21.21%) Device Driver Development
13 6 (18.18%) R
13 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
14 5 (15.15%) Verilog
14 5 (15.15%) QA
15 4 (12.12%) Windows

Embedded Systems
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 25 (75.76%) Wireless
2 12 (36.36%) Bluetooth
3 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) 802.11
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (36.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 9 (27.27%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Tester
5 7 (21.21%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Device Driver
2 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (15.15%) Verilog
4 1 (3.03%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) Signal Processing
5 7 (21.21%) Device Driver Development
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.09%) Physics
7 3 (9.09%) Statistics
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C
2 23 (69.70%) Python
3 18 (54.55%) Embedded C
4 16 (48.48%) C++
5 9 (27.27%) Embedded C++
6 6 (18.18%) R
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Perforce