The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 75 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.091% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Edinburgh region.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Software Development
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) C++