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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 527 508 500
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 56 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £371 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £316 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
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 £233 £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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 -19 20 £425 +25.92% 22
West Midlands -1 9 - - 10
East of England +1 8 - - 19
South West +10 7 - - 6
London +20 5 £475 - 1
North West -10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 - - 7
Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 112 (95.73%) Software Engineering
2 103 (88.03%) C
3 64 (54.70%) Embedded C
4 57 (48.72%) C++
5 39 (33.33%) Linux
6 24 (20.51%) Embedded C++
7 19 (16.24%) Embedded Software Development
8 18 (15.38%) Electronics
9 16 (13.68%) Python
9 16 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (11.97%) Automotive
10 14 (11.97%) Device Driver
11 13 (11.11%) Wireless
11 13 (11.11%) Degree
12 12 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (9.40%) UML
13 11 (9.40%) CAN bus
14 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
15 8 (6.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (6.84%) Bluetooth
15 8 (6.84%) Firmware
15 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
15 8 (6.84%) Simulink
16 7 (5.98%) 3G
16 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
16 7 (5.98%) Java
16 7 (5.98%) ZigBee
17 6 (5.13%) Mechatronics
17 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
17 6 (5.13%) HTML

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (6.84%) Simulink
2 1 (0.85%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) Wireless
2 8 (6.84%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.98%) 3G
3 7 (5.98%) ZigBee
4 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.27%) 2G
5 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.27%) GSM
5 5 (4.27%) LTE
6 4 (3.42%) DNS
6 4 (3.42%) Internet
7 3 (2.56%) GPRS
8 2 (1.71%) 4G
8 2 (1.71%) UMTS
8 2 (1.71%) 802.15
9 1 (0.85%) IPv4
9 1 (0.85%) IPv6
9 1 (0.85%) DVB
9 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) MySQL
1 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.56%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) CANoe
5 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.85%) GoogleTest
General
1 18 (15.38%) Electronics
2 14 (11.97%) Automotive
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) JSON
3 4 (3.42%) RESTful
4 3 (2.56%) Middleware
5 2 (1.71%) HTML5
5 2 (1.71%) Ajax
6 1 (0.85%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) Swing
6 1 (0.85%) Flash
6 1 (0.85%) POSIX
6 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (11.97%) Device Driver
3 11 (9.40%) CAN bus
4 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (5.13%) Mechatronics
7 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.56%) VHDL
9 2 (1.71%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.71%) STB
9 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.71%) Verilog
9 2 (1.71%) Robotics
10 1 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.85%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.85%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.27%) ThreadX
3 5 (4.27%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.56%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 3 (2.56%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (95.73%) Software Engineering
2 19 (16.24%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (9.40%) UML
4 5 (4.27%) Six Sigma
4 5 (4.27%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (3.42%) Android Development
5 4 (3.42%) iOS Development
5 4 (3.42%) Multithreading
5 4 (3.42%) OO
6 3 (2.56%) OOD
6 3 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.56%) Software Architecture
7 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.71%) Web Development
7 2 (1.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (1.71%) Video Processing
7 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.85%) Project Management
8 1 (0.85%) Validation
8 1 (0.85%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (88.03%) C
2 64 (54.70%) Embedded C
3 57 (48.72%) C++
4 24 (20.51%) Embedded C++
5 16 (13.68%) Python
6 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.98%) Java
8 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.13%) C#
9 5 (4.27%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.27%) Lua
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 2 (1.71%) SQL
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) PHP
12 1 (0.85%) Ada
12 1 (0.85%) AWK
12 1 (0.85%) Jython
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) IEC 61508
1 4 (3.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (1.71%) VMware
1 2 (1.71%) EMC
2 1 (0.85%) QNX
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco
2 1 (0.85%) Google
2 1 (0.85%) Green Hills
2 1 (0.85%) Renesas
2 1 (0.85%) Atmel
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