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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 602 616 586
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 17 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.036% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £310 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -25.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £37.00 £37.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -8.64%
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 +18 7 £335 -6.62% 2
South West - 3 £325 -
West Midlands -28 2 £220 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West +16 1 - -
East of England +7 1 £350 +3.70% 1
London - 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 26 (66.67%) C
2 26 (66.67%) C++
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.64%) Linux
5 10 (25.64%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) Ada
5 10 (25.64%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (17.95%) HTTP
8 6 (15.38%) Tcl
8 6 (15.38%) Perl
8 6 (15.38%) Automotive
8 6 (15.38%) DO-178B
8 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (12.82%) LTE
9 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) VHDL
9 5 (12.82%) UTRAN
9 5 (12.82%) 2G
9 5 (12.82%) 3G
9 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) Python
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) Anite

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) HTTP
3 5 (12.82%) 2G
3 5 (12.82%) 3G
3 5 (12.82%) LTE
3 5 (12.82%) UTRAN
4 3 (7.69%) RS-232
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) CDMA
5 2 (5.13%) RS-422
5 2 (5.13%) SNMP
5 2 (5.13%) WCDMA
5 2 (5.13%) WiMAX
6 1 (2.56%) 802.15
6 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.56%) DVB
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) VectorCAST
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (15.38%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Avionics
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Hardware Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Research Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) HTML5
2 3 (7.69%) MFC
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) WebSockets
3 2 (5.13%) Yocto
4 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.56%) DirectCompute
4 1 (2.56%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) VHDL
2 4 (10.26%) VLSI
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.13%) Telematics
5 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.56%) CUDA
5 1 (2.56%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.56%) MPEG
5 1 (2.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.69%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) UML
3 8 (20.51%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Android Development
7 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) CMMI
8 1 (2.56%) Code Coverage
8 1 (2.56%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C
1 26 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (25.64%) Ada
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 6 (15.38%) Tcl
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Ada 95
6 3 (7.69%) C++/CLI
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PhD
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) DO-178B
2 4 (10.26%) MISRA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Anite
2 3 (7.69%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) QNX
2 3 (7.69%) Telelogic
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Renesas