Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Systems
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 75 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 +33 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 34 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.43% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.35% 2.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +8.33% -35.00%
10th Percentile £31.38 £38.08 £37.55
90th Percentile £48.73 £45.43 £42.05
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +5.63% +6.67%

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 407 322 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.07% 28.72% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 162 205
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £191 £103 £213
90th Percentile £513 £488 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.35% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.63 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £46.98 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.00 £22.19
% change year-on-year -40.03% +44.23% -9.44%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +27 33 £375 +13.64% 10
Peterborough -10 1 - -
Embedded Systems
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 27 (79.41%) C
2 25 (73.53%) Wireless
3 23 (67.65%) Python
4 18 (52.94%) Embedded C
4 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 17 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (50.00%) C++
5 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (38.24%) Perforce
7 12 (35.29%) Device Driver
7 12 (35.29%) Electronics
7 12 (35.29%) Bluetooth
7 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 9 (26.47%) Signal Processing
10 9 (26.47%) Embedded C++
11 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (20.59%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (20.59%) Degree
11 7 (20.59%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
11 7 (20.59%) Device Driver Development
12 6 (17.65%) R
12 6 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
13 5 (14.71%) Verilog
13 5 (14.71%) QA
14 4 (11.76%) Windows

Embedded Systems
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 25 (73.53%) Wireless
2 12 (35.29%) Bluetooth
3 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) 802.11
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (35.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Bluetooth Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Automation Tester
4 9 (26.47%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Device Driver
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (14.71%) Verilog
4 1 (2.94%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) Signal Processing
5 7 (20.59%) Device Driver Development
6 6 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (8.82%) Physics
7 3 (8.82%) Statistics
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C
2 23 (67.65%) Python
3 18 (52.94%) Embedded C
4 17 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (26.47%) Embedded C++
6 6 (17.65%) R
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Perforce