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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 49 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £380
% change year-on-year -8.19% +0.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 120 130 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.68% 20.93% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 101
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £281 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £60.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 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 +16 2 £225 -40.00% 11
Peterborough - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) Simulink
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) WebKit
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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 (22.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CMake
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Audio Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) WebKit
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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