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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 532 539 511
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 90 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Average daily rate £315 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +12.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.41% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 30
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.14 £33.40 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £43.40 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 43 £320 -3.39% 14
South West -1 12 £310 - 6
East of England +13 9 - - 14
Yorkshire +6 9 - - 2
East Midlands +12 7 - - 5
West Midlands -14 5 - - 1
London -24 2 £325 -31.57% 4
North West -11 1 - - 6
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 126 (77.30%) C
3 92 (56.44%) Embedded C
4 65 (39.88%) C++
5 59 (36.20%) Linux
6 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
7 27 (16.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 27 (16.56%) Wireless
8 26 (15.95%) Electronics
9 25 (15.34%) Embedded C++
10 24 (14.72%) Embedded Systems
11 23 (14.11%) Automotive
12 21 (12.88%) UML
13 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
13 19 (11.66%) LTE
14 18 (11.04%) VHDL
15 16 (9.82%) Ethernet
16 15 (9.20%) ClearCase
16 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
17 14 (8.59%) Algorithms
17 14 (8.59%) Scrum
18 13 (7.98%) MATLAB
18 13 (7.98%) MISRA
19 12 (7.36%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (7.36%) Aerospace
20 11 (6.75%) 3G
20 11 (6.75%) Assembly Language
20 11 (6.75%) Python
20 11 (6.75%) Degree

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (3.07%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.56%) Wireless
2 19 (11.66%) LTE
3 16 (9.82%) Ethernet
4 11 (6.75%) 3G
5 9 (5.52%) 3GPP
5 9 (5.52%) PPP
6 8 (4.91%) Bluetooth
7 7 (4.29%) Modbus
7 7 (4.29%) RS-232
8 5 (3.07%) DVB
8 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.84%) GSM
9 3 (1.84%) IPv4
9 3 (1.84%) RS-422
9 3 (1.84%) RS-485
9 3 (1.84%) SNMP
10 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.61%) 4G
11 1 (0.61%) IPsec
11 1 (0.61%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (9.20%) ClearCase
2 11 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.13%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.29%) Subversion
5 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.45%) CppUnit
6 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.45%) JIRA
6 4 (2.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.84%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.61%) GCC
8 1 (0.61%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.61%) Hudson
8 1 (0.61%) MSTest
8 1 (0.61%) VectorCAST
General
1 31 (19.02%) Telecoms
2 26 (15.95%) Electronics
3 23 (14.11%) Automotive
4 12 (7.36%) Aerospace
5 9 (5.52%) Avionics
6 5 (3.07%) Military
7 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) HTML
2 5 (3.07%) Qt
3 4 (2.45%) OpenGL
3 4 (2.45%) WebKit
4 3 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (1.84%) CSS
4 3 (1.84%) DOM
4 3 (1.84%) GStreamer
4 3 (1.84%) HTML5
4 3 (1.84%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (1.84%) QML
4 3 (1.84%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.23%) .NET
5 2 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.61%) JSON
6 1 (0.61%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.61%) POSIX
6 1 (0.61%) Wayland
6 1 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (11.04%) VHDL
3 14 (8.59%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.13%) Device Driver
5 8 (4.91%) DTV
5 8 (4.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (4.91%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.68%) STB
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.84%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.84%) IPTV
7 3 (1.84%) MHEG
8 2 (1.23%) Arduino
8 2 (1.23%) BeagleBoard
8 2 (1.23%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.23%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.61%) CUDA
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.20%) Linux
2 12 (7.36%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (4.91%) Windows
4 7 (4.29%) Android
5 4 (2.45%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.84%) Unix
7 2 (1.23%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.61%) pSOS
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (12.88%) UML
4 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.59%) Scrum
6 9 (5.52%) Digital Signal Processing
6 9 (5.52%) Multithreading
6 9 (5.52%) Signal Processing
6 9 (5.52%) Software Architecture
7 8 (4.91%) SOA
8 7 (4.29%) Machine Learning
8 7 (4.29%) SDLC
9 6 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.68%) Validation
10 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.07%) OOD
10 5 (3.07%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.07%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.45%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (2.45%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (77.30%) C
2 92 (56.44%) Embedded C
3 65 (39.88%) C++
4 25 (15.34%) Embedded C++
5 13 (7.98%) MATLAB
6 11 (6.75%) Assembly Language
6 11 (6.75%) Python
7 9 (5.52%) C#
8 8 (4.91%) SQL
9 6 (3.68%) Java
10 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.84%) Ada
11 3 (1.84%) Perl
11 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.23%) VC++
13 1 (0.61%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) MISRA
2 7 (4.29%) DO-178B
3 5 (3.07%) MISRA C
4 3 (1.84%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) ECSS
System Software
1 10 (6.13%) Firmware
2 3 (1.84%) iptables
2 3 (1.84%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.61%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (3.07%) Freescale
1 5 (3.07%) Serena
2 4 (2.45%) Google
2 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.84%) Wind River
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.61%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.61%) i2
5 1 (0.61%) Intel
5 1 (0.61%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.61%) QNX
5 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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Rate: £38.00 - £42.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £10 - £99 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £0 per day + Depend on exp
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £35 - 50 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
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