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 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 520 520 448
Rank change year-on-year
0 -72
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 59 32 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.066% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.071% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 8
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£350 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 65
Average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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 +21 33 £350 +16.66% 8
East of England -13 12 £340 -15.00% 14
London +16 5 £463 - 3
South West - 4 £338 - 5
North West - 2 - - 4
West Midlands -14 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 6
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 116 (95.08%) Software Engineering
2 107 (87.70%) C
3 60 (49.18%) Linux
4 56 (45.90%) Embedded C
5 38 (31.15%) C++
6 24 (19.67%) ClearCase
6 24 (19.67%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (18.85%) Embedded Linux
8 22 (18.03%) DTV
9 21 (17.21%) Electronics
10 18 (14.75%) Python
11 17 (13.93%) STB
11 17 (13.93%) Device Driver
12 16 (13.11%) POSIX
13 15 (12.30%) Embedded C++
13 15 (12.30%) Software Architecture
14 14 (11.48%) UML
14 14 (11.48%) Degree
15 13 (10.66%) DVB
15 13 (10.66%) Assembly Language
16 12 (9.84%) Automotive
16 12 (9.84%) Scrum
17 11 (9.02%) C#
17 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
17 11 (9.02%) Embedded Software Development
18 10 (8.20%) MPEG
18 10 (8.20%) Firmware
18 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
18 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (7.38%) IPTV

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) DVB
2 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.74%) Wireless
3 7 (5.74%) RTP
4 6 (4.92%) ZigBee
5 5 (4.10%) Broadband
6 3 (2.46%) GPRS
6 3 (2.46%) DLNA
6 3 (2.46%) RTSP
6 3 (2.46%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.64%) UPnP
7 2 (1.64%) Modbus
7 2 (1.64%) LTE
7 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.64%) 802.15
7 2 (1.64%) MPLS
7 2 (1.64%) OSPF
7 2 (1.64%) BGP
8 1 (0.82%) 2G
8 1 (0.82%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) ClearCase
2 9 (7.38%) Subversion
3 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.28%) GDB
5 2 (1.64%) Valgrind
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) LLVM
6 1 (0.82%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.82%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.82%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (17.21%) Electronics
2 12 (9.84%) Automotive
3 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) POSIX
2 6 (4.92%) GStreamer
3 5 (4.10%) Middleware
4 3 (2.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) HTML
5 1 (0.82%) wxWidgets
5 1 (0.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (18.03%) DTV
3 17 (13.93%) Device Driver
3 17 (13.93%) STB
4 10 (8.20%) MPEG
4 10 (8.20%) Firmware
5 9 (7.38%) IPTV
6 6 (4.92%) Streaming Video
7 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.28%) CAN bus
8 4 (3.28%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.46%) Interactive TV
9 3 (2.46%) Wiki
9 3 (2.46%) VHDL
10 2 (1.64%) Robotics
11 1 (0.82%) Mechatronics
11 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.18%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.10%) VxWorks
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (95.08%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.30%) Software Architecture
3 14 (11.48%) UML
4 12 (9.84%) Scrum
5 11 (9.02%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.74%) TDD
8 7 (5.74%) Refactoring
8 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.10%) Code Coverage
10 4 (3.28%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.28%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.28%) Black-Box Testing
11 3 (2.46%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.46%) OO
11 3 (2.46%) DRM
11 3 (2.46%) Software Testing
12 2 (1.64%) Pair Programming
12 2 (1.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (87.70%) C
2 56 (45.90%) Embedded C
3 38 (31.15%) C++
4 18 (14.75%) Python
5 15 (12.30%) Embedded C++
6 13 (10.66%) Assembly Language
7 11 (9.02%) C#
8 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.28%) Java
9 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.64%) VC++
11 1 (0.82%) PHP
11 1 (0.82%) SQL
11 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Perforce
2 6 (4.92%) QNX
3 3 (2.46%) CA
4 2 (1.64%) Intel
4 2 (1.64%) Green Hills
4 2 (1.64%) Coverity
4 2 (1.64%) Wind River
5 1 (0.82%) EMC
5 1 (0.82%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.82%) Motorola
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