The first table below looks at the demand for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 Job Titles advertised 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 501 502 471
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 48 37 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Average daily rate
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£356 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £308
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 41
Average hourly rate £34.25 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £31.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -11.56%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the England region.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the England region.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 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 -6 21 £356 +16.80% 9
East of England -7 11 £363 - 25
London -4 4 £550 +69.23% 3
South West -22 4 £300 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -16 1 - - 7
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - - 6
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 98 (97.03%) Software Engineering
2 86 (85.15%) C
3 50 (49.50%) Linux
4 47 (46.53%) Embedded C
5 37 (36.63%) C++
6 24 (23.76%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (21.78%) Embedded Linux
8 18 (17.82%) Electronics
9 16 (15.84%) ClearCase
10 15 (14.85%) Scrum
10 15 (14.85%) DTV
11 14 (13.86%) Embedded C++
11 14 (13.86%) Python
12 13 (12.87%) Embedded Software Development
13 12 (11.88%) STB
13 12 (11.88%) Degree
13 12 (11.88%) Software Architecture
13 12 (11.88%) C#
14 11 (10.89%) UML
14 11 (10.89%) POSIX
14 11 (10.89%) Device Driver
15 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (9.90%) DVB
16 9 (8.91%) Firmware
16 9 (8.91%) Automotive
16 9 (8.91%) MPEG
16 9 (8.91%) Assembly Language
16 9 (8.91%) Java
16 9 (8.91%) Android
16 9 (8.91%) IPTV

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) DVB
2 7 (6.93%) RTP
3 5 (4.95%) Broadband
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) RTSP
4 3 (2.97%) ZigBee
4 3 (2.97%) DLNA
4 3 (2.97%) Wireless
5 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.98%) Modbus
6 1 (0.99%) LTE
6 1 (0.99%) 3G
6 1 (0.99%) 802.15
6 1 (0.99%) FTP
6 1 (0.99%) HTTP
6 1 (0.99%) GPRS
6 1 (0.99%) UMTS
6 1 (0.99%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) MySQL
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) ClearCase
2 7 (6.93%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.98%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.99%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.99%) GDB
6 1 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) LLVM
General
1 18 (17.82%) Electronics
2 9 (8.91%) Automotive
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) POSIX
2 6 (5.94%) GStreamer
3 4 (3.96%) Middleware
4 2 (1.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (14.85%) DTV
3 12 (11.88%) STB
4 11 (10.89%) Device Driver
5 9 (8.91%) MPEG
5 9 (8.91%) Firmware
5 9 (8.91%) IPTV
6 6 (5.94%) Streaming Video
7 5 (4.95%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.97%) Interactive TV
8 3 (2.97%) CAN bus
8 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.98%) Robotics
9 2 (1.98%) VHDL
10 1 (0.99%) Handset
10 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.99%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.99%) Wiki
10 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (49.50%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Android
4 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.95%) Windows
5 4 (3.96%) UNIX
6 3 (2.97%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (97.03%) Software Engineering
2 15 (14.85%) Scrum
3 13 (12.87%) Embedded Software Development
4 12 (11.88%) Software Architecture
5 11 (10.89%) UML
6 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.94%) TDD
8 6 (5.94%) Multithreading
9 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.97%) Memory Management
9 3 (2.97%) Refactoring
9 3 (2.97%) OO
9 3 (2.97%) DRM
10 2 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.98%) Pair Programming
10 2 (1.98%) Automated Testing
10 2 (1.98%) Stress Testing
10 2 (1.98%) Android Development
10 2 (1.98%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (85.15%) C
2 47 (46.53%) Embedded C
3 37 (36.63%) C++
4 14 (13.86%) Python
4 14 (13.86%) Embedded C++
5 12 (11.88%) C#
6 9 (8.91%) Java
6 9 (8.91%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) VC++
10 1 (0.99%) SQL
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Perforce
2 5 (4.95%) Intel
2 5 (4.95%) QNX
3 3 (2.97%) CA
4 2 (1.98%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.98%) Motorola
4 2 (1.98%) Coverity
5 1 (0.99%) Wind River
5 1 (0.99%) Freescale
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