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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 522 528 495
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 61 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £323 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 20 £360 +20.00% 14
South West +13 13 - - 11
West Midlands -5 8 £263 - 4
East of England +5 6 £363 +13.28% 22
London +7 4 £475 - 5
Yorkshire -16 4 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 12
Midlands - 1 £250 -
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 103 (96.26%) Software Engineering
2 92 (85.98%) C
3 62 (57.94%) Embedded C
4 47 (43.93%) C++
5 37 (34.58%) Linux
6 22 (20.56%) Embedded C++
7 16 (14.95%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (14.95%) Embedded Software Development
8 15 (14.02%) Python
9 13 (12.15%) Wireless
9 13 (12.15%) Degree
10 12 (11.21%) Electronics
11 11 (10.28%) Device Driver
12 10 (9.35%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (9.35%) Automotive
13 9 (8.41%) UML
13 9 (8.41%) CAN bus
14 8 (7.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (7.48%) Firmware
15 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
16 6 (5.61%) 3G
16 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
16 6 (5.61%) HTML
16 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
16 6 (5.61%) Bluetooth
16 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (4.67%) JSON
17 5 (4.67%) ZigBee
17 5 (4.67%) Lua
17 5 (4.67%) Ethernet

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (4.67%) Simulink
2 1 (0.93%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Wireless
2 6 (5.61%) 3G
2 6 (5.61%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.67%) ZigBee
3 5 (4.67%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.67%) 2G
3 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.74%) DNS
4 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.74%) GSM
5 3 (2.80%) GPRS
5 3 (2.80%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) 802.15
6 2 (1.87%) LTE
7 1 (0.93%) 4G
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) UMTS
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) Broadband
7 1 (0.93%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQLite
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.80%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.80%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.80%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (11.21%) Electronics
2 10 (9.35%) Automotive
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Finance
4 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) HTML
2 5 (4.67%) JSON
3 4 (3.74%) RESTful
4 3 (2.80%) Middleware
5 2 (1.87%) HTML5
5 2 (1.87%) Ajax
5 2 (1.87%) WinForms
6 1 (0.93%) JNI
6 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.93%) POSIX
6 1 (0.93%) Swing
6 1 (0.93%) Flash
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (10.28%) Device Driver
3 9 (8.41%) CAN bus
4 8 (7.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.74%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.87%) Robotics
7 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.87%) STB
7 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.93%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.93%) Wiki
8 1 (0.93%) SCADA
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.67%) ThreadX
4 3 (2.80%) Windows
5 2 (1.87%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.87%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (96.26%) Software Engineering
2 16 (14.95%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (8.41%) UML
4 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.74%) Multithreading
6 3 (2.80%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.80%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (2.80%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.80%) Six Sigma
6 3 (2.80%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.87%) Code Coverage
7 2 (1.87%) OO
7 2 (1.87%) Video Processing
7 2 (1.87%) Refactoring
7 2 (1.87%) Requirements Management
7 2 (1.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (1.87%) Web Development
7 2 (1.87%) Software Architecture
8 1 (0.93%) Change Control
8 1 (0.93%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 92 (85.98%) C
2 62 (57.94%) Embedded C
3 47 (43.93%) C++
4 22 (20.56%) Embedded C++
5 15 (14.02%) Python
6 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.67%) Lua
8 4 (3.74%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.74%) SQL
8 4 (3.74%) Java
9 3 (2.80%) C#
9 3 (2.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.93%) Ada
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) AWK
10 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.87%) EMC
2 1 (0.93%) Renesas
2 1 (0.93%) Google
2 1 (0.93%) Green Hills
2 1 (0.93%) VMware
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco
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