The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 128 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£338 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +17.14%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2642 2270 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.39% 93.53% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1686 1201 1411
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 272 292
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the East of England region.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the East of England region.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £334 - 13
Norfolk - 1 £338 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) C
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (40.00%) ZigBee
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 5 (25.00%) 802.15
5 5 (25.00%) Electronics
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (10.00%) 3G
8 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
8 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
9 1 (5.00%) Handset
9 1 (5.00%) ASN.1
9 1 (5.00%) 2G
9 1 (5.00%) 2.5G
9 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
9 1 (5.00%) Automotive
9 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
9 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
9 1 (5.00%) RTP

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (25.00%) 802.15
3 2 (10.00%) 3G
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) ASN.1
4 1 (5.00%) 2G
4 1 (5.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (5.00%) RTP
4 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.00%) GPRS
4 1 (5.00%) UMTS
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
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