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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 573 529 509
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -20
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 19 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.090% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 10
Average daily rate
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£381 £334 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 15
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.15 £33.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -8.66%
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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
East of England +1 5 £338 +1.88% 3
West Midlands -3 5 - - 3
South East -40 4 £425 +34.92% 6
South West -1 2 - -
London -9 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Development
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Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 43 (86.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (76.00%) C
3 32 (64.00%) C++
4 20 (40.00%) UML
5 13 (26.00%) Subversion
5 13 (26.00%) Linux
5 13 (26.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) Embedded C
6 12 (24.00%) Electronics
6 12 (24.00%) Degree
7 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 10 (20.00%) Java
7 10 (20.00%) C#
7 10 (20.00%) .NET
7 10 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (16.00%) Automotive
9 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.00%) Embedded C++
9 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
10 7 (14.00%) Requirements Management
10 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (12.00%) REST
11 6 (12.00%) Simulink
11 6 (12.00%) Smartcard
11 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.00%) SOAP
11 6 (12.00%) Web Services
12 5 (10.00%) Ada
12 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Simulink
2 2 (4.00%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.00%) Doxygen
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) TargetLink
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.00%) 3G
2 3 (6.00%) GSM
3 2 (4.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.00%) GPRS
3 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) 2G
4 1 (2.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.00%) LTE
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) FlexRay
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (8.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.00%) GCC
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.00%) CANoe
General
1 12 (24.00%) Electronics
2 8 (16.00%) Automotive
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Avionics
4 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.00%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Process Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) REST
2 6 (12.00%) SOAP
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.00%) OpenCV
4 2 (4.00%) MFC
4 2 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.00%) WinForms
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
5 1 (2.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.00%) Smartcard
4 5 (10.00%) Mechatronics
5 4 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (6.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (6.00%) CAN bus
6 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
7 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.00%) Robotics
7 2 (4.00%) VHDL
7 2 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.00%) DTV
8 1 (2.00%) Arduino
8 1 (2.00%) SystemC
8 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.00%) VxWorks
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Tizen
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP Embedded
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (14.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.00%) SDLC
8 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C
2 32 (64.00%) C++
3 12 (24.00%) Embedded C
4 10 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Embedded C++
5 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.00%) Ada
7 3 (6.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) VB6
9 1 (2.00%) C++/CLI
9 1 (2.00%) GLSL
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Perforce
2 2 (4.00%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.00%) QNX
3 1 (2.00%) MKS
3 1 (2.00%) Telelogic
3 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.00%) Atmel
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft