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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 510 486 482
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 54 30 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.070% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 25
Average daily rate £310 £305 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.25 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £37.50 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £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 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England -1 23 £320 - 8
South East +12 19 £300 -3.22% 5
South West -16 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -14 3 - - 1
London -13 2 - -
West Midlands -18 2 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 75 (87.21%) C
3 45 (52.33%) Embedded C
4 38 (44.19%) Linux
5 36 (41.86%) C++
6 26 (30.23%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (19.77%) Embedded Linux
8 16 (18.60%) C#
9 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
10 13 (15.12%) Scrum
10 13 (15.12%) UML
11 12 (13.95%) Multithreading
11 12 (13.95%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (12.79%) Electronics
13 10 (11.63%) DTV
13 10 (11.63%) Degree
14 9 (10.47%) Software Architecture
14 9 (10.47%) DVB
14 9 (10.47%) Automotive
14 9 (10.47%) Python
14 9 (10.47%) POSIX
15 8 (9.30%) MPEG
15 8 (9.30%) ClearCase
15 8 (9.30%) IPTV
16 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.14%) Android
16 7 (8.14%) OO
16 7 (8.14%) Java
16 7 (8.14%) STB
17 6 (6.98%) Windows

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.16%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) DVB
2 5 (5.81%) RTP
3 4 (4.65%) Broadband
4 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.49%) DLNA
4 3 (3.49%) RTSP
5 1 (1.16%) 4G
5 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) MySQL
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) ClearCase
2 5 (5.81%) Subversion
3 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.16%) LLVM
5 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (12.79%) Electronics
2 9 (10.47%) Automotive
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) POSIX
2 5 (5.81%) GStreamer
2 5 (5.81%) MFC
3 3 (3.49%) Middleware
4 2 (2.33%) DCOM
4 2 (2.33%) STL
5 1 (1.16%) COM
5 1 (1.16%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.23%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (11.63%) DTV
3 8 (9.30%) MPEG
3 8 (9.30%) IPTV
4 7 (8.14%) STB
5 5 (5.81%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.65%) Firmware
7 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.49%) Interactive TV
7 3 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.33%) Wiki
8 2 (2.33%) VHDL
8 2 (2.33%) Robotics
9 1 (1.16%) Mechatronics
9 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.16%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.19%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Android
4 6 (6.98%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.12%) UML
2 13 (15.12%) Scrum
3 12 (13.95%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.95%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (10.47%) Software Architecture
5 7 (8.14%) OO
6 5 (5.81%) RUP
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Memory Management
8 3 (3.49%) Image Processing
8 3 (3.49%) DRM
9 2 (2.33%) Refactoring
9 2 (2.33%) Stress Testing
9 2 (2.33%) TDD
9 2 (2.33%) OOD
9 2 (2.33%) Code Coverage
9 2 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (87.21%) C
2 45 (52.33%) Embedded C
3 36 (41.86%) C++
4 16 (18.60%) C#
5 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
6 9 (10.47%) Python
7 7 (8.14%) Java
8 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.81%) VC++
8 5 (5.81%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.49%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.49%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Intel
1 5 (5.81%) Perforce
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Altera
3 3 (3.49%) CA
4 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.33%) Motorola
4 2 (2.33%) QNX
5 1 (1.16%) Freescale
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Auburn Rose
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Auburn Rose
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago