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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -8.38% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 92 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 22.68% 22.60% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 60
Median daily rate £350 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 7
Median hourly rate £19.25 £50.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.50% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) WebKit
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Audio Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Audio Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) WebKit
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
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