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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 556 550 500
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -50
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 32 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.032% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £296 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% -8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £279 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £313 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £296 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.08% -15.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £36.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +5.92%
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
38475 34780 33846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.79% 74.28% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25328 22005 20116
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 1033 1318
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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
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 20 November 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 -11 16 £335 +5.51% 11
South West -16 9 - - 2
West Midlands -17 3 - - 1
East Midlands +10 1 - - 1
London -2 1 £320 - 3
East of England - - - - 2
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 41 (71.93%) C
3 30 (52.63%) C++
4 18 (31.58%) Linux
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
6 14 (24.56%) Electronics
7 12 (21.05%) UML
8 10 (17.54%) Java
8 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
8 10 (17.54%) Embedded C
8 10 (17.54%) Aerospace
9 9 (15.79%) Device Driver
9 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
9 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 9 (15.79%) VxWorks
10 8 (14.04%) OO
10 8 (14.04%) Automotive
11 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.28%) IPTV
11 7 (12.28%) Middleware
11 7 (12.28%) DTV
11 7 (12.28%) DVB
11 7 (12.28%) DO-178B
12 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.53%) GDB
12 6 (10.53%) OpenGL
12 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.53%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (10.53%) Physics
12 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Simulink
1 1 (1.75%) Stateflow
1 1 (1.75%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) DVB
3 3 (5.26%) LTE
3 3 (5.26%) 3G
4 2 (3.51%) UTRAN
4 2 (3.51%) IPv4
4 2 (3.51%) IPv6
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) 2G
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.75%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) VDSL
5 1 (1.75%) ADSL
5 1 (1.75%) MPLS
5 1 (1.75%) OSPF
5 1 (1.75%) BGP
5 1 (1.75%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
1 6 (10.53%) GDB
2 5 (8.77%) Eclipse RCP
2 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.02%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Hudson
5 2 (3.51%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.75%) ProC
6 1 (1.75%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.75%) GCC
General
1 14 (24.56%) Electronics
2 10 (17.54%) Aerospace
3 8 (14.04%) Automotive
4 6 (10.53%) Avionics
5 4 (7.02%) Finance
6 3 (5.26%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (5.26%) Dutch Language
7 2 (3.51%) Military
8 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.75%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.02%) C Developer
5 4 (7.02%) C Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Programmer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Middleware
2 6 (10.53%) OpenGL
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 3 (5.26%) GTK+
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
4 3 (5.26%) JFace
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) Qt
6 1 (1.75%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.75%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Device Driver
1 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.28%) DTV
2 7 (12.28%) IPTV
3 6 (10.53%) Physics
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) STB
5 3 (5.26%) Interactive TV
5 3 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.51%) VHDL
6 2 (3.51%) GIS
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) MPEG
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) VxWorks
3 6 (10.53%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Android
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
5 3 (5.26%) Windows
6 2 (3.51%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.05%) UML
3 8 (14.04%) OO
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.02%) Coaching
6 4 (7.02%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) OOD
7 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Android Development
7 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Use Case
8 2 (3.51%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (3.51%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Scrum
9 1 (1.75%) Project Management
9 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C
2 30 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (17.54%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded C
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 3 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.26%) VC++
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Ada
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco
2 3 (5.26%) Perforce
2 3 (5.26%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.51%) QNX
4 1 (1.75%) Siemens
4 1 (1.75%) Sony
4 1 (1.75%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (1.75%) Wind River
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