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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 53 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 19 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.23% 1.52% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.23% 3.19% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £895 £325 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £31.88 £35.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.75 £41.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  

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 231 282 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.29% 47.72% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 358 531
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 30 49
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.50 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded C in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded C in Cambridgeshire

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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

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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 29 June 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 +13 15 - - 12
Peterborough - 1 £1,000 -
Embedded C
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 47 (100.00%) C
2 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
3 19 (40.43%) Python
4 16 (34.04%) Degree
5 15 (31.91%) Electronics
5 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
6 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.51%) VxWorks
9 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
9 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.51%) C++
10 3 (6.38%) C#
10 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.38%) Wireless
10 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
10 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
10 3 (6.38%) Automotive
10 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.38%) XMPP
10 3 (6.38%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (6.38%) ZigBee
10 3 (6.38%) MQTT
11 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.26%) OpenGL ES
11 2 (4.26%) SDLC
11 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.26%) German 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 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) MQTT
1 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (6.38%) Wireless
1 3 (6.38%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) GitLab
2 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (31.91%) Electronics
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (59.57%) Software Engineer
3 24 (51.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (29.79%) Developer
5 12 (25.53%) Python Developer
6 9 (19.15%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Cryptography Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) XMPP
2 2 (4.26%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.26%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.51%) VxWorks
4 3 (6.38%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.13%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C
2 19 (40.43%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) MISRA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Atmel
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