Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 48 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 +41 -14
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 72 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.11% 3.26% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.46% 6.49% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £287 £264
90th Percentile £429 £345 £451
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 16
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -4.49% +1.71%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.85 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%

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 628 570 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.57% 50.22% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 279 471
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £284 £233 £263
90th Percentile £486 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 51 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -5.51%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 18 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 +7 58 £375 +13.64% 14
Peterborough - 1 £1,000 -
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 69 (95.83%) C
2 51 (70.83%) Software Engineering
3 45 (62.50%) Wireless
4 38 (52.78%) Python
5 35 (48.61%) Linux
6 30 (41.67%) Telecoms
7 24 (33.33%) Bluetooth
8 23 (31.94%) C++
9 20 (27.78%) Electronics
9 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
10 18 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (18.06%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (16.67%) Degree
13 12 (16.67%) Windows
14 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
15 9 (12.50%) Device Driver
15 9 (12.50%) Perforce
15 9 (12.50%) 3GPP
15 9 (12.50%) NAS
15 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 9 (12.50%) Signal Processing
15 9 (12.50%) LTE
16 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
16 8 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
16 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
16 8 (11.11%) Firmware
17 7 (9.72%) Assembly Language

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (62.50%) Wireless
2 24 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 15 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (12.50%) 3GPP
4 9 (12.50%) LTE
4 9 (12.50%) NAS
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) MQTT
6 3 (4.17%) ZigBee
6 3 (4.17%) Z-Wave
7 2 (2.78%) 3G
7 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.78%) Buildbot
1 2 (2.78%) CMake
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 30 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.78%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 39 (54.17%) Software Engineer
3 31 (43.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 17 (23.61%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 14 (19.44%) Developer
6 14 (19.44%) Embedded Developer
7 11 (15.28%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (15.28%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) C Developer
8 10 (13.89%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) Embedded C Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (13.89%) Tester
9 9 (12.50%) Automation Tester
9 9 (12.50%) Bluetooth Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
1 3 (4.17%) XMPP
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 9 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 8 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) SDLC
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.17%) Physics
7 3 (4.17%) Statistics
7 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.78%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.39%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.39%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) C
2 38 (52.78%) Python
3 23 (31.94%) C++
4 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
5 7 (9.72%) Assembly Language
6 6 (8.33%) R
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) MISRA
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 8 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Perforce