The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 136 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £247
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2234 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 94.06% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1128 1417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 228 362
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 8 £369 +1.72% 19
Norfolk -10 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Essex - - - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (87.50%) C
1 28 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 15 (46.88%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (34.38%) C++
6 10 (31.25%) Electronics
7 9 (28.13%) MPEG
7 9 (28.13%) IPTV
8 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) RTP
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) Perforce
10 6 (18.75%) Streaming Video
10 6 (18.75%) Subversion
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.75%) GStreamer
10 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) Broadband
11 5 (15.63%) Java
12 4 (12.50%) C#
12 4 (12.50%) Android
12 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
13 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
13 3 (9.38%) DLNA
13 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (21.88%) RTP
2 5 (15.63%) Broadband
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) RTSP
3 3 (9.38%) ZigBee
3 3 (9.38%) DLNA
4 1 (3.13%) LTE
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) 802.15
4 1 (3.13%) ASN.1
4 1 (3.13%) GPRS
4 1 (3.13%) UMTS
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) GStreamer
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) MPEG
1 9 (28.13%) IPTV
2 6 (18.75%) Streaming Video
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.38%) Interactive TV
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) DTV
5 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) Handset
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) DRM
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) User Stories
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C
2 16 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 11 (34.38%) C++
4 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) Java
8 4 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
10 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Perforce
2 3 (9.38%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.13%) Motorola
3 1 (3.13%) Intel
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