The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £706 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 Software Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.56% 1.03% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.09% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £706 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £37.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 541 548 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.48% 94.16% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 313 444
Median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £155 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 30 86
Median hourly rate £18.96 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.82% +94.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 +7 11 - - 11
Peterborough - 1 £1,000 -
Embedded Software Engineer
East of England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Embedded Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (81.25%) Embedded C
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
6 5 (15.63%) Embedded C++
6 5 (15.63%) VxWorks
7 4 (12.50%) Automotive
7 4 (12.50%) Electronics
7 4 (12.50%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Wireless
8 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
8 3 (9.38%) C#
9 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.25%) ThreadX
9 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.25%) Internet
9 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (6.25%) LabVIEW
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Subversion
9 2 (6.25%) XMPP
9 2 (6.25%) MISRA
9 2 (6.25%) Prototyping
9 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) MQTT
9 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

Embedded Software 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 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) MQTT
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) LabVIEW
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) German Language
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XMPP
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.13%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Robotics
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) VxWorks
3 4 (12.50%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.25%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (6.25%) Prototyping
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C
2 26 (81.25%) Embedded C
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C++
6 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
6 3 (9.38%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MISRA
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Atmel
Cambridgeshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
CPS Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £46.00 - £56.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago