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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 611 589 560
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -29
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 20 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.035% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.044% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £360 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £302 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £408 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.80 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.16 £46.50 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.18%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 7 £360 +0.34% 3
East of England +20 5 £51 -84.95% 2
London -3 3 £428 -
West Midlands -23 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
South West +6 1 - - 3
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 49 (79.03%) Software Engineering
2 46 (74.19%) C
3 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
4 22 (35.48%) Embedded C
4 22 (35.48%) VHDL
5 21 (33.87%) Wireless
6 20 (32.26%) LTE
7 17 (27.42%) C++
8 14 (22.58%) Linux
9 13 (20.97%) Windows
10 12 (19.35%) UML
11 11 (17.74%) 3G
12 10 (16.13%) Rational Rhapsody
13 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.52%) 3GPP
13 9 (14.52%) PPP
13 9 (14.52%) Ada
13 9 (14.52%) DO-178B
14 8 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (12.90%) Perl
14 8 (12.90%) Validation
14 8 (12.90%) MATLAB
14 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
15 7 (11.29%) MISRA
15 7 (11.29%) Aerospace
15 7 (11.29%) Java
15 7 (11.29%) C#
15 7 (11.29%) OO
15 7 (11.29%) Avionics
16 6 (9.68%) Embedded Systems

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) Wireless
2 20 (32.26%) LTE
3 11 (17.74%) 3G
4 9 (14.52%) 3GPP
4 9 (14.52%) PPP
4 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) RS-232
6 3 (4.84%) HTTP
6 3 (4.84%) ZigBee
7 2 (3.23%) 2G
7 2 (3.23%) ASN.1
7 2 (3.23%) CDMA
7 2 (3.23%) IPsec
7 2 (3.23%) RS-422
7 2 (3.23%) SNMP
7 2 (3.23%) UTRAN
7 2 (3.23%) WCDMA
7 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.23%) WiMAX
7 2 (3.23%) X.509
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.45%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) VectorCAST
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.61%) GCC
7 1 (1.61%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Aerospace
2 7 (11.29%) Avionics
3 4 (6.45%) Automotive
3 4 (6.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (77.42%) Software Engineer
2 29 (46.77%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (43.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (30.65%) VHDL Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Digital Design Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.61%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Hardware Architect
9 1 (1.61%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) MFC
2 2 (3.23%) Ajax
2 2 (3.23%) JSON
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.61%) DirectCompute
3 1 (1.61%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.61%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.61%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) VHDL
2 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.45%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.61%) CUDA
7 1 (1.61%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.61%) Robotics
7 1 (1.61%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.35%) UML
3 8 (12.90%) Validation
4 7 (11.29%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.23%) SDLC
7 2 (3.23%) SysML
7 2 (3.23%) Web Design
8 1 (1.61%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.61%) CMMI
8 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.61%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.61%) Prototyping
8 1 (1.61%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (1.61%) Scrum
8 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) C
2 22 (35.48%) Embedded C
3 17 (27.42%) C++
4 9 (14.52%) Ada
5 8 (12.90%) MATLAB
5 8 (12.90%) Perl
6 7 (11.29%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) Java
7 6 (9.68%) Tcl
8 4 (6.45%) Ada 95
8 4 (6.45%) C++/CLI
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.61%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) DO-178B
2 7 (11.29%) MISRA
3 4 (6.45%) MISRA C
4 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.61%) ECSS
5 1 (1.61%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.45%) QNX
2 4 (6.45%) Telelogic
3 2 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Anite
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Lauterbach
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft