Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the 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 C
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 4 8 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.93% 1.11% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 2.87% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £45 £388
Median % change year-on-year - -88.39% +14.81%
East of England median daily rate - £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
10th Percentile £41.63 £42.30 £41.25
25th Percentile £42.19 £42.75 £41.56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £46.75 £45.25
Median % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.31% +0.56%
75th Percentile £49.19 £49.69 £52.19
90th Percentile £49.98 £50.93 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +1.10% +1.11%

Embedded C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 132 279 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.77% 38.80% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 191 225
10th Percentile £300 £345 £279
25th Percentile £336 £405 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £444 £475 £445
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.74% +11.25%
75th Percentile £525 £538 £500
90th Percentile £671 £625 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 33
10th Percentile £11.25 £42.00 £14.60
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.50 £22.36
Median hourly rate £26.50 £45.50 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.76% +2.25% +5.33%
75th Percentile £46.00 £51.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £48.50 " £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £44.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +1.14% -1.68% +11.88%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Embedded C in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Embedded C in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
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 Embedded C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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 +16 3 - - 10
Peterborough - 1 - -
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Embedded C
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 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC