The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 523 516 507
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 30 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.065% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
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£400 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
- +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 25
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.54 £36.30 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £47.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Embedded Software Development
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 East +3 24 £400 +12.67% 3
London +8 2 - - 4
West Midlands -11 1 - - 2
East of England -23 1 - - 7
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
South West - 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
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Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 50 (78.13%) C
2 44 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.63%) C++
4 25 (39.06%) Embedded C
5 17 (26.56%) Linux
6 15 (23.44%) Cisco
7 14 (21.88%) Electronics
7 14 (21.88%) GDB
8 12 (18.75%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (17.19%) Automotive
10 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Java
12 8 (12.50%) UML
12 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
13 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
13 7 (10.94%) OO
14 6 (9.38%) Embedded C++
15 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
15 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
15 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
15 5 (7.81%) Android
15 5 (7.81%) IPv4
15 5 (7.81%) IPv6
15 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
15 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
15 5 (7.81%) DTV
16 4 (6.25%) MATLAB

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) IPv4
1 5 (7.81%) IPv6
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) DVB
3 2 (3.13%) MPLS
3 2 (3.13%) OSPF
3 2 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (1.56%) VDSL
4 1 (1.56%) LTE
4 1 (1.56%) ADSL
4 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.56%) Broadband
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) 2G
4 1 (1.56%) 3G
4 1 (1.56%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) GDB
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (6.25%) Maven
3 4 (6.25%) Hudson
4 3 (4.69%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) PVCS
6 1 (1.56%) ProC
6 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (21.88%) Electronics
2 11 (17.19%) Automotive
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) German Language
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Software Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) C Developer
6 7 (10.94%) C Programmer
6 7 (10.94%) Programmer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) JFace
1 3 (4.69%) STL
2 2 (3.13%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.13%) DirectCompute
3 1 (1.56%) Android NDK
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.81%) DTV
4 4 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (6.25%) Firmware
4 4 (6.25%) Physics
5 3 (4.69%) CAN bus
5 3 (4.69%) VHDL
5 3 (4.69%) IPTV
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Open Source
6 2 (3.13%) CUDA
6 2 (3.13%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.56%) STB
7 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.50%) UML
3 7 (10.94%) OO
4 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) OOP
7 2 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.13%) Android Development
8 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.56%) TDD
8 1 (1.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) C
2 26 (40.63%) C++
3 25 (39.06%) Embedded C
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) Embedded C++
6 4 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.69%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Cisco
2 3 (4.69%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.13%) Perforce
3 2 (3.13%) QNX
4 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.56%) MKS
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