Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 52 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 28 30 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.68% 2.87% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 6.29% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 22
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.73% +12.14% -0.71%
10th Percentile £280 £366 £319
90th Percentile £400 £419 £388
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £42.00 £41.25 £37.38
90th Percentile £51.85 £59.50 £47.68
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -4.21% +12.43% -3.43%

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 368 477 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.25% 45.56% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 253 282
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £275
90th Percentile £625 £563 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £420
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 74
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.78% -1.76%
10th Percentile £42.00 £25.90 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.20 £54.75 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -1.80%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +4 27 £370 -1.33% 25
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 28 (100.00%) C
2 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 18 (64.29%) Python
4 17 (60.71%) C++
5 15 (53.57%) Electronics
6 12 (42.86%) Prototyping
7 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++
7 9 (32.14%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (28.57%) Degree
8 8 (28.57%) Banking
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (21.43%) Firmware
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Assembly Language
11 5 (17.86%) Wireless
12 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 4 (14.29%) Kanban
12 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.29%) DevOps
12 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
13 3 (10.71%) Android
13 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
13 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
14 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
14 2 (7.14%) ASIC

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 5 (17.86%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) 5G
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) NFC
2 1 (3.57%) RS-232
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CMake
1 1 (3.57%) GCC
General
1 15 (53.57%) Electronics
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (53.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Embedded C Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Android Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
5 2 (7.14%) ASIC
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.57%) Verilog
6 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.57%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) Prototyping
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Kanban
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (3.57%) Development Roadmap
6 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C
2 18 (64.29%) Python
3 17 (60.71%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++
5 5 (17.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Altera
1 1 (3.57%) Intel
1 1 (3.57%) Xilinx