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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 535 521 511
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 50 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £28.80 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -24 20 £340 -6.20% 15
East of England +1 9 - - 23
South West 0 7 - - 16
London -15 4 £350 -24.32% 4
West Midlands +7 3 - - 11
Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 6
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (99.12%) Software Engineering
2 103 (91.15%) C
3 68 (60.18%) C++
4 60 (53.10%) Embedded C
5 42 (37.17%) Linux
6 33 (29.20%) Embedded C++
7 19 (16.81%) Electronics
7 19 (16.81%) Embedded Software Development
8 18 (15.93%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (14.16%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (11.50%) Device Driver
11 12 (10.62%) Automotive
12 11 (9.73%) Degree
13 10 (8.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (8.85%) UML
13 10 (8.85%) Java
14 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
14 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
14 9 (7.96%) Python
14 9 (7.96%) Windows
14 9 (7.96%) MATLAB
14 9 (7.96%) Algorithms
15 8 (7.08%) CAN bus
15 8 (7.08%) Simulink
15 8 (7.08%) Wireless
16 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
16 7 (6.19%) Aerospace
16 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
16 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
16 7 (6.19%) Firmware

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) Node.js
1 1 (0.88%) Kinematics
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Wireless
2 7 (6.19%) Bluetooth
3 6 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.42%) 3G
4 5 (4.42%) LTE
5 3 (2.65%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.65%) Internet
5 3 (2.65%) GSM
5 3 (2.65%) HTTP
6 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.77%) GPRS
6 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.77%) DVB
6 2 (1.77%) 4G
6 2 (1.77%) 2G
7 1 (0.88%) VDSL
7 1 (0.88%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.88%) UPnP
7 1 (0.88%) VLAN
7 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQLite
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.77%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.77%) Redmine
5 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.77%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.77%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.88%) GCC
6 1 (0.88%) CANoe
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (16.81%) Electronics
2 12 (10.62%) Automotive
3 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.19%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.65%) Avionics
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) HTML
2 6 (5.31%) Middleware
3 4 (3.54%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.65%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (2.65%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.65%) HTML5
4 3 (2.65%) GStreamer
4 3 (2.65%) WebKit
4 3 (2.65%) QML
4 3 (2.65%) CSS
4 3 (2.65%) Qt
5 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.88%) Flash
5 1 (0.88%) JNI
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (11.50%) Device Driver
3 10 (8.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (7.96%) Algorithms
5 8 (7.08%) CAN bus
6 5 (4.42%) Mechatronics
6 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.54%) STB
8 3 (2.65%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.65%) VHDL
8 3 (2.65%) Robotics
9 2 (1.77%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.77%) Verilog
9 2 (1.77%) DTV
10 1 (0.88%) MPEG
10 1 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.88%) Arduino
10 1 (0.88%) SystemC
10 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.17%) Linux
2 16 (14.16%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
4 4 (3.54%) Android
4 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.65%) UNIX
5 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.77%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.88%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (99.12%) Software Engineering
2 19 (16.81%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (8.85%) UML
4 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
5 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.54%) Android Development
6 4 (3.54%) iOS Development
7 3 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.65%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (2.65%) Open Source
7 3 (2.65%) OOD
7 3 (2.65%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.65%) OO
8 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.77%) Software Architecture
8 2 (1.77%) Video Processing
8 2 (1.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.77%) SDLC
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Security
9 1 (0.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.15%) C
2 68 (60.18%) C++
3 60 (53.10%) Embedded C
4 33 (29.20%) Embedded C++
5 10 (8.85%) Java
6 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.96%) MATLAB
6 9 (7.96%) Python
7 7 (6.19%) C#
8 6 (5.31%) Assembly Language
9 5 (4.42%) SQL
10 4 (3.54%) Lua
10 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.54%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (2.65%) Google
2 2 (1.77%) VMware
2 2 (1.77%) Atmel
3 1 (0.88%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco
3 1 (0.88%) EMC
3 1 (0.88%) Intel
3 1 (0.88%) QNX
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