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 26 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 531 520 459
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 25 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.022% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.030% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£400 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Embedded Software Development
UK

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
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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 -18 12 £400 +33.33% 9
South West - 7 - - 4
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
London - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 9
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (89.09%) Software Engineering
2 40 (72.73%) C
3 31 (56.36%) C++
4 19 (34.55%) UML
5 16 (29.09%) Linux
6 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 13 (23.64%) Electronics
8 10 (18.18%) Subversion
8 10 (18.18%) Automotive
9 9 (16.36%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) Java
9 9 (16.36%) .NET
10 8 (14.55%) OO
10 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
11 7 (12.73%) VxWorks
11 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
11 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (12.73%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) Python
12 6 (10.91%) Windows
12 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
13 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
13 5 (9.09%) IPTV
13 5 (9.09%) DTV
13 5 (9.09%) DVB

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (3.64%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Simulink
2 1 (1.82%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.82%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) DVB
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) 3G
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) 2G
4 1 (1.82%) VDSL
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) UTRAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) ADSL
4 1 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.82%) GCC
6 1 (1.82%) GDB
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 13 (23.64%) Electronics
2 10 (18.18%) Automotive
3 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.27%) Avionics
5 2 (3.64%) Military
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 2 (3.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.82%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.82%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Project Leader
8 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
3 4 (7.27%) OpenGL
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) GTK+
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) Qt
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) WebKit
6 1 (1.82%) JFace
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.09%) IPTV
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) DTV
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.27%) Physics
4 3 (5.45%) Smartcard
4 3 (5.45%) CAN bus
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) MPEG
5 2 (3.64%) GIS
5 2 (3.64%) VHDL
5 2 (3.64%) STB
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 2 (3.64%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.82%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.82%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) VxWorks
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) VMS
6 1 (1.82%) OpenWrt
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Software Engineering
2 19 (34.55%) UML
3 8 (14.55%) OO
3 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.27%) Coaching
5 4 (7.27%) OOD
5 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Use Case
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Validation
6 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C
2 31 (56.36%) C++
3 9 (16.36%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Ada
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.45%) VC++
8 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) AWK
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) QNX
2 1 (1.82%) Perforce
2 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.82%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (1.82%) Wind River
2 1 (1.82%) Siemens
2 1 (1.82%) Sony
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