The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 557 525 535
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 25 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.041% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 29
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.94 £35.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £47.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Embedded Software Development
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
South East +3 16 £425 - 11
South West -29 6 - - 6
East of England -35 1 - - 7
West Midlands - - - - 2
London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 49 (75.38%) C
2 47 (72.31%) Software Engineering
3 24 (36.92%) C++
4 19 (29.23%) Electronics
5 18 (27.69%) Embedded C
5 18 (27.69%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) Cisco
6 15 (23.08%) GDB
7 13 (20.00%) Degree
8 12 (18.46%) Java
9 10 (15.38%) Automotive
10 9 (13.85%) Device Driver
10 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
10 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
11 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.77%) UML
12 7 (10.77%) OO
12 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
12 7 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (10.77%) Android
12 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
13 6 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
13 6 (9.23%) Firmware
14 5 (7.69%) DTV
14 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
14 5 (7.69%) IPv4

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) IPv4
2 5 (7.69%) IPv6
3 3 (4.62%) 3G
3 3 (4.62%) DVB
3 3 (4.62%) LTE
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
4 2 (3.08%) 2G
4 2 (3.08%) UTRAN
4 2 (3.08%) MPLS
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) DSL
5 1 (1.54%) VDSL
5 1 (1.54%) ADSL
5 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) GDB
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Hudson
3 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (6.15%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.54%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (1.54%) GCC
7 1 (1.54%) ProC
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) PVCS
7 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (29.23%) Electronics
2 10 (15.38%) Automotive
3 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Avionics
5 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.08%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.54%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Software Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Programmer
5 7 (10.77%) C Developer
5 7 (10.77%) C Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) Development Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 5 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) JFace
1 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) CSS
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.08%) OpenCL
3 2 (3.08%) DirectCompute
3 2 (3.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) Android NDK
4 1 (1.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Device Driver
1 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Firmware
3 5 (7.69%) DTV
3 5 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (7.69%) Physics
4 4 (6.15%) VHDL
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) Interactive TV
5 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 3 (4.62%) IPTV
6 2 (3.08%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.08%) CUDA
7 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 3 (4.62%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.62%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (3.08%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
3 7 (10.77%) UML
3 7 (10.77%) OO
4 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
4 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Stress Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Coaching
6 3 (4.62%) Android Development
6 3 (4.62%) Scrum
6 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.08%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (3.08%) Validation
7 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.54%) Project Management
8 1 (1.54%) OOD
8 1 (1.54%) TDD
8 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) C
2 24 (36.92%) C++
3 18 (27.69%) Embedded C
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) VC++
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco
2 4 (6.15%) Green Hills
3 3 (4.62%) QNX
3 3 (4.62%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Siemens
4 1 (1.54%) Sony
4 1 (1.54%) NorthgateArinso
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 24 days ago