The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 61 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £296 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.70% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.55% +7.50%
Embedded Software Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 451 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.03% 69.60% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 302 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.80 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Birmingham region.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Embedded Software Development
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TargetLink
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
1 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
1 1 (33.33%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) CAN bus
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree