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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 559 556 552
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 32 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.056% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.072% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £370 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -12.00%
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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +18 16 £370 -17.77% 4
South West +1 10 - -
North West - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 - - 4
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 39 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 34 (70.83%) C
3 15 (31.25%) C++
4 13 (27.08%) Embedded C
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.83%) DO-178B
7 9 (18.75%) VHDL
7 9 (18.75%) Wireless
7 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 8 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 8 (16.67%) VxWorks
8 8 (16.67%) Avionics
8 8 (16.67%) LTE
9 7 (14.58%) MISRA C
9 7 (14.58%) MISRA
10 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (12.50%) Subversion
10 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 6 (12.50%) Validation
10 6 (12.50%) Electronics
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (10.42%) Ada
11 5 (10.42%) UML
11 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
11 5 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) Kinematics
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.08%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Wireless
2 8 (16.67%) LTE
3 4 (8.33%) 3G
3 4 (8.33%) 3GPP
3 4 (8.33%) GSM
3 4 (8.33%) PPP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) 802.15
6 1 (2.08%) CDMA
6 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.08%) Modbus
6 1 (2.08%) SpaceWire
6 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.08%) CppUnit
5 1 (2.08%) GCC
5 1 (2.08%) GDB
5 1 (2.08%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 8 (16.67%) Avionics
3 6 (12.50%) Electronics
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (39.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) VHDL Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) Qt
3 2 (4.17%) GTK+
3 2 (4.17%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.08%) Dojo
4 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (2.08%) STL
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) VHDL
2 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.08%) Animation
7 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) CPLD
7 1 (2.08%) CUDA
7 1 (2.08%) Mechatronics
7 1 (2.08%) Robotics
7 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 5 (10.42%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.50%) Validation
3 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (10.42%) UML
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) SysML
7 1 (2.08%) Android Development
7 1 (2.08%) Coaching
7 1 (2.08%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.08%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (2.08%) QMS
7 1 (2.08%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C
2 15 (31.25%) C++
3 13 (27.08%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Ada
5 5 (10.42%) Ada 95
5 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ada 83
7 1 (2.08%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) DO-178B
2 7 (14.58%) MISRA
2 7 (14.58%) MISRA C
3 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.17%) ISO26262
5 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (2.08%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Freescale
2 1 (2.08%) Google
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago