Period
to 5 March 2021

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 3 18 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 1.97% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.11% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £500 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £470 £45 £188
90th Percentile £530 £423 £431
East of England median daily rate £363 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +1.40% -4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +6.51%
10th Percentile £41.75 £42.00 £39.63
90th Percentile £48.25 £49.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% -4.35% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 368 853 947
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 93.53% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 514 523
Median daily rate £419 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £159 £216 £194
90th Percentile £644 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £420 £421 £425
% change year-on-year -0.30% -0.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 116 86
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.10 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +5.23% -56.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.13 £10.75
90th Percentile £26.75 £48.13 £48.75
Median hourly rate £16.42 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% +13.33% -20.00%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Embedded Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Embedded Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Engineer
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 Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 5 March 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 +18 2 £500 +81.82% 16
Peterborough - 1 - -
Embedded Engineer
East of England

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, Embedded Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Java