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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.69% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.33% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £320
% change year-on-year +9.58% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +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 79 127 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.69% 35.47% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 84 52
Median daily rate £331 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.51% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £558 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.95 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.10% -60.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 3 (42.86%) Firmware
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) C++

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) WebKit
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) SAP