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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 25 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 30 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.59% 2.89% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.55% 6.87% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.40 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 239 262 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.51% 42.12% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 140 138
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £301 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £14.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Embedded C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 29 £425 - 15
Embedded C
East of England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 57 (98.28%) C
2 41 (70.69%) Software Engineering
3 27 (46.55%) Degree
4 21 (36.21%) Python
5 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
6 12 (20.69%) Mathematics
6 12 (20.69%) Linux
6 12 (20.69%) Electronics
6 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (13.79%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) Unix
8 4 (6.90%) C++
8 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (6.90%) ZigBee
8 4 (6.90%) Signal Processing
9 3 (5.17%) High Availability
9 3 (5.17%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.17%) SDLC
9 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
10 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
10 2 (3.45%) LabVIEW
10 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
10 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.45%) Internet
10 2 (3.45%) OpenGL

Embedded C
Top Related 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 8 (13.79%) Wireless
2 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.90%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.72%) GitLab
General
1 12 (20.69%) Electronics
1 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) Software Engineer
3 25 (43.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (32.76%) Embedded Developer
5 16 (27.59%) Embedded C Engineer
6 12 (20.69%) C Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Embedded C Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Python Developer
7 10 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Cryptography Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
1 2 (3.45%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.45%) Robotics
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
3 12 (20.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.90%) Signal Processing
5 3 (5.17%) High Availability
5 3 (5.17%) Machine Learning
5 3 (5.17%) SDLC
6 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) C
2 21 (36.21%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.72%) Atmel