Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

C Software Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 +34 -13
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 20 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 1.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 -
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +6.49% -3.75%
10th Percentile £41.00 £37.75 £37.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £40.35
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +16.88% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1339 1052 1501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 94.35% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 502 890
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £199 £168 £225
90th Percentile £531 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £410 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 101 128
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +70.73% -17.17%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.06
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +5.00%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 19 £375 +13.64% 17
C Software Engineer
East of England

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, C 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Embedded C
3 15 (75.00%) Electronics
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) C++
4 11 (55.00%) Embedded C++
5 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (50.00%) Wireless
6 9 (45.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (45.00%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
9 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) R
9 6 (30.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (15.00%) Statistics
11 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) Windows
11 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (15.00%) Physics
11 3 (15.00%) Linux Kernel Development

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 10 (50.00%) Wireless
2 9 (45.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.00%) MQTT
5 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.00%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Buildbot
1 1 (5.00%) CMake
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 15 (75.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) Physics
4 3 (15.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) Embedded C
3 11 (55.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (30.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) R
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware