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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 514 523 456
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -67
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 66 39 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.081% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.087% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 61
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 33 £363 +31.81% 11
South West -23 11 £338 +7.14% 6
East of England -23 9 £330 -8.96% 16
London +8 4 £375 -
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 3
West Midlands -15 2 - - 4
North West - 1 - - 6
East Midlands - - - - 5
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 110 (94.83%) Software Engineering
2 104 (89.66%) C
3 58 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 57 (49.14%) Linux
5 37 (31.90%) C++
6 25 (21.55%) ClearCase
7 22 (18.97%) Embedded Linux
8 21 (18.10%) DTV
8 21 (18.10%) Python
9 19 (16.38%) Device Driver
10 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.52%) STB
10 18 (15.52%) Electronics
11 17 (14.66%) Embedded C++
11 17 (14.66%) POSIX
11 17 (14.66%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (13.79%) Software Architecture
12 16 (13.79%) UML
13 15 (12.93%) DVB
14 12 (10.34%) Automotive
15 11 (9.48%) Assembly Language
15 11 (9.48%) Firmware
16 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
16 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
16 10 (8.62%) Degree
17 9 (7.76%) Embedded Software Development
18 8 (6.90%) ZigBee
18 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (6.90%) Wireless
18 8 (6.90%) Scrum

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) DVB
2 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.90%) ZigBee
3 8 (6.90%) Wireless
4 4 (3.45%) 802.15
5 3 (2.59%) Modbus
5 3 (2.59%) RTP
5 3 (2.59%) Bluetooth
5 3 (2.59%) GPRS
6 2 (1.72%) Broadband
6 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.72%) 3G
6 2 (1.72%) MPLS
6 2 (1.72%) OSPF
6 2 (1.72%) BGP
6 2 (1.72%) LTE
6 2 (1.72%) UPnP
6 2 (1.72%) Multicast
7 1 (0.86%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) ClearCase
2 6 (5.17%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) GDB
4 3 (2.59%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.72%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.86%) LLVM
6 1 (0.86%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.86%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (15.52%) Electronics
2 12 (10.34%) Automotive
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.72%) German Language
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) POSIX
2 5 (4.31%) wxWidgets
3 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.72%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.86%) Qt
5 1 (0.86%) STL
5 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) DTV
2 19 (16.38%) Device Driver
3 18 (15.52%) STB
4 17 (14.66%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (5.17%) CAN bus
6 3 (2.59%) VHDL
6 3 (2.59%) Wiki
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) MPEG
7 2 (1.72%) SCADA
7 2 (1.72%) IPTV
7 2 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.14%) Linux
2 22 (18.97%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (6.03%) VxWorks
4 5 (4.31%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.86%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.83%) Software Engineering
2 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.79%) Software Architecture
3 16 (13.79%) UML
4 9 (7.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (6.90%) Scrum
6 7 (6.03%) TDD
6 7 (6.03%) Refactoring
7 6 (5.17%) Coaching
8 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Code Coverage
9 4 (3.45%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.45%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.45%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.59%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.59%) OO
11 2 (1.72%) Regression Testing
11 2 (1.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (89.66%) C
2 58 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 37 (31.90%) C++
4 21 (18.10%) Python
5 17 (14.66%) Embedded C++
6 11 (9.48%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.45%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) VC++
8 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) Java
9 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) QNX
2 3 (2.59%) Perforce
3 2 (1.72%) EMC
3 2 (1.72%) Green Hills
3 2 (1.72%) Coverity
3 2 (1.72%) Wind River
4 1 (0.86%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (0.86%) Siemens
4 1 (0.86%) Sony
4 1 (0.86%) Intel
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Posted: 11 days ago
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