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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 570 527 502
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -25
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 20 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.085% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.00 £32.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.55 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
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
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
West Midlands -8 7 - - 1
London +4 4 £475 -5.00%
South East -23 3 £425 +41.66% 10
South West +13 2 - -
East of England +1 2 - - 6
Midlands +2 1 £325 -
Embedded Software Development
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Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (74.00%) C
3 26 (52.00%) C++
4 20 (40.00%) UML
5 12 (24.00%) Degree
5 12 (24.00%) Embedded C
6 11 (22.00%) Linux
6 11 (22.00%) Automotive
7 10 (20.00%) Electronics
7 10 (20.00%) C#
7 10 (20.00%) .NET
7 10 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (20.00%) Subversion
8 9 (18.00%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 8 (16.00%) Java
9 8 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 7 (14.00%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (14.00%) Requirements Management
10 7 (14.00%) Embedded C++
10 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma
10 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
10 7 (14.00%) Simulink
10 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (12.00%) Smartcard
11 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (10.00%) Computer Science

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (14.00%) Simulink
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.00%) TargetLink
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.00%) GSM
2 3 (6.00%) 3G
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.00%) GPRS
3 2 (4.00%) 2G
3 2 (4.00%) FlexRay
4 1 (2.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) LTE
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Subversion
2 9 (18.00%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) CANoe
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.00%) Automotive
2 10 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) 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 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Perl Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Process Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) REST
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (2.00%) MFC
4 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (12.00%) Smartcard
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Mechatronics
3 5 (10.00%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Arduino
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) VHDL
5 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.00%) VxWorks
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (2.00%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (14.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 7 (14.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma
3 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.00%) OOD
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) C
2 26 (52.00%) C++
3 12 (24.00%) Embedded C
4 10 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) Embedded C++
6 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.00%) Ada
8 1 (2.00%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) GLSL
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) MathWorks
1 2 (4.00%) Perforce
2 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.00%) Atmel
2 1 (2.00%) MKS
2 1 (2.00%) Telelogic
2 1 (2.00%) QNX
2 1 (2.00%) IBM
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