The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 552 513 480
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 46 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.075% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Average daily rate
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£348 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £33.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Embedded Software Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47816 43935 43348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.68% 92.78% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30790 27218 24857
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1975 1911 2413
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 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 -27 14 £350 - 20
South West -23 10 - - 6
East of England -5 8 £338 - 18
West Midlands -10 4 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 9
North West - 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
London - - - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 105 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 97 (88.18%) C
3 56 (50.91%) Embedded C
4 45 (40.91%) Linux
5 36 (32.73%) C++
6 25 (22.73%) Python
7 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (16.36%) Device Driver
8 18 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (15.45%) Degree
9 17 (15.45%) ClearCase
10 16 (14.55%) DTV
11 15 (13.64%) Embedded C++
11 15 (13.64%) UML
12 13 (11.82%) Electronics
12 13 (11.82%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (10.91%) Automotive
13 12 (10.91%) Refactoring
14 11 (10.00%) POSIX
14 11 (10.00%) Code Coverage
14 11 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
15 10 (9.09%) DVB
15 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
15 10 (9.09%) STB
16 9 (8.18%) TDD
16 9 (8.18%) Wireless
16 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
16 9 (8.18%) Assembly Language
16 9 (8.18%) ZigBee
17 8 (7.27%) Software Architecture

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Simulink
2 1 (0.91%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.91%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) DVB
2 9 (8.18%) Wireless
2 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.18%) ZigBee
3 5 (4.55%) 802.15
4 3 (2.73%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.73%) GPRS
5 2 (1.82%) MPLS
5 2 (1.82%) OSPF
5 2 (1.82%) BGP
5 2 (1.82%) 3G
5 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.82%) UPnP
5 2 (1.82%) LTE
5 2 (1.82%) Modbus
5 2 (1.82%) Multicast
6 1 (0.91%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.91%) 2G
6 1 (0.91%) 2.5G
6 1 (0.91%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) GDB
3 3 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
3 3 (2.73%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (11.82%) Electronics
2 12 (10.91%) Automotive
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Finance
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) POSIX
2 6 (5.45%) wxWidgets
3 2 (1.82%) Middleware
3 2 (1.82%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) WinForms
4 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.91%) GTK+
4 1 (0.91%) jQuery
4 1 (0.91%) JSON
4 1 (0.91%) JNI
4 1 (0.91%) Ajax
4 1 (0.91%) STL
4 1 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Device Driver
2 16 (14.55%) DTV
3 13 (11.82%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (9.09%) STB
5 7 (6.36%) Wiki
5 7 (6.36%) CAN bus
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.73%) SCADA
7 3 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.82%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.82%) Physics
8 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.91%) Arduino
9 1 (0.91%) IPTV
9 1 (0.91%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.91%) VHDL
9 1 (0.91%) Handset
9 1 (0.91%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Linux
2 18 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.55%) VxWorks
4 4 (3.64%) UNIX
5 2 (1.82%) Windows
6 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.91%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.64%) UML
4 12 (10.91%) Refactoring
5 11 (10.00%) Code Coverage
5 11 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (8.18%) TDD
7 8 (7.27%) Software Architecture
8 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.45%) Coaching
9 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.55%) Scrum
11 4 (3.64%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.64%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.64%) Black-Box Testing
12 3 (2.73%) Requirements Engineering
12 3 (2.73%) Test Automation
13 2 (1.82%) Configuration Management
13 2 (1.82%) Six Sigma
13 2 (1.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 97 (88.18%) C
2 56 (50.91%) Embedded C
3 36 (32.73%) C++
4 25 (22.73%) Python
5 15 (13.64%) Embedded C++
6 9 (8.18%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.36%) C#
8 5 (4.55%) Perl
9 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.64%) SQL
10 3 (2.73%) Java
10 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.82%) VC++
12 1 (0.91%) AWK
12 1 (0.91%) VBScript
12 1 (0.91%) PHP
12 1 (0.91%) Ada
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.91%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.82%) EMC
1 2 (1.82%) Green Hills
1 2 (1.82%) Wind River
1 2 (1.82%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.91%) Atmel
2 1 (0.91%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (0.91%) Intel
2 1 (0.91%) Siemens
2 1 (0.91%) Sony
2 1 (0.91%) QNX
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