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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 550 540 489
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -51
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 27 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.064% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.086% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
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£475 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -14.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £31.00 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -8.66%
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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 West +22 10 - -
West Midlands +2 8 - - 2
London -3 4 £475 -5.00% 5
South East -26 3 - - 11
Midlands +3 1 £325 -
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 45 (86.54%) Software Engineering
2 37 (71.15%) C
3 29 (55.77%) C++
4 19 (36.54%) UML
5 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (19.23%) Subversion
6 10 (19.23%) Degree
6 10 (19.23%) Linux
6 10 (19.23%) C#
6 10 (19.23%) .NET
7 9 (17.31%) Java
7 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
7 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.31%) Electronics
7 9 (17.31%) Requirements Management
8 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (15.38%) Automotive
8 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
9 7 (13.46%) Ada
9 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
10 6 (11.54%) Smartcard
11 5 (9.62%) VxWorks
11 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
11 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
11 5 (9.62%) Simulink
11 5 (9.62%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) SOAP
11 5 (9.62%) Web Services

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Simulink
2 2 (3.85%) Stateflow
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) TargetLink
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.77%) 3G
3 2 (3.85%) DVB
3 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) GPRS
3 2 (3.85%) GSM
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) 2G
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.92%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) 4G
4 1 (1.92%) UMTS
4 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.92%) Broadband
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (17.31%) Electronics
2 8 (15.38%) Automotive
3 4 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Military
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Process Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) SOAP
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
3 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) Qt
4 1 (1.92%) GTK+
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.77%) DTV
3 3 (5.77%) CAN bus
3 3 (5.77%) Mechatronics
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.85%) STB
4 2 (3.85%) MPEG
4 2 (3.85%) IPTV
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) VAX
5 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) VHDL
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.62%) VxWorks
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Tizen
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP Embedded
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Software Engineering
2 19 (36.54%) UML
3 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
3 9 (17.31%) Requirements Management
4 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (7.69%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) OOD
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.85%) Software Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) C
2 29 (55.77%) C++
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
5 7 (13.46%) Ada
6 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) Python
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.92%) AWK
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) MathWorks
1 2 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (1.92%) Wind River
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