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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Development
UK / England
Rank 553 578 560
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 14 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.069% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.083% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £336 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.12% -17.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.12% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.48 £33.78 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £42.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.30%

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
34667 39570 37387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.87% 82.95% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23141 26236 24040
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1083 1008
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 West +2 4 £328 - 1
London - 4 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West +16 1 - -
South East +8 1 £345 -6.75% 4
East of England +1 1 - - 7
West Midlands - 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) C
3 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) HTTP
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (24.14%) Perl
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Ada
9 7 (24.14%) Tcl
10 5 (17.24%) Electronics
11 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 3 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (10.34%) DO-178B
12 3 (10.34%) Tizen
12 3 (10.34%) OpenGL ES
12 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
12 3 (10.34%) GLSL
12 3 (10.34%) OpenGL
12 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
12 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (10.34%) .NET
13 2 (6.90%) HTML
13 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.45%) DVB
4 1 (3.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.45%) CANoe
3 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.45%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) GCC
3 1 (3.45%) GDB
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (17.24%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Avionics
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) OpenGL
1 3 (10.34%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Qt
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.45%) Infotainment
4 1 (3.45%) MPEG
4 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Tizen
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.45%) RAD
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) C
3 11 (37.93%) Python
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Java
6 7 (24.14%) Ada
6 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 7 (24.14%) Tcl
7 3 (10.34%) GLSL
8 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
8 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.45%) MISRA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (6.90%) Freescale
1 2 (6.90%) Wind River
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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