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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 540 528 467
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 49 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.066% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.071% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 30
Average hourly rate £36.50 £41.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £36.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
East of England -6 17 £344 - 14
South East -21 15 £350 -9.67% 14
South West -20 5 - - 3
West Midlands -12 4 - - 4
London +13 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 - - 10
North West - 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 108 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 99 (86.84%) C
3 57 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 43 (37.72%) Linux
5 37 (32.46%) C++
6 28 (24.56%) Python
7 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
8 18 (15.79%) Degree
9 15 (13.16%) Automotive
9 15 (13.16%) UML
10 14 (12.28%) Embedded C++
10 14 (12.28%) Device Driver
11 13 (11.40%) ZigBee
11 13 (11.40%) ClearCase
12 12 (10.53%) Wireless
12 12 (10.53%) Refactoring
12 12 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (9.65%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (9.65%) DTV
13 11 (9.65%) Code Coverage
14 10 (8.77%) Electronics
15 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
15 9 (7.89%) Assembly Language
15 9 (7.89%) POSIX
16 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
16 8 (7.02%) DVB
16 8 (7.02%) TDD
16 8 (7.02%) STB
17 7 (6.14%) Wiki

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.88%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) ZigBee
2 12 (10.53%) Wireless
3 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.02%) DVB
5 6 (5.26%) 802.15
6 5 (4.39%) Bluetooth
7 4 (3.51%) GPRS
7 4 (3.51%) 3G
8 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.63%) 2G
8 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.75%) MPLS
9 2 (1.75%) OSPF
9 2 (1.75%) BGP
9 2 (1.75%) DNS
9 2 (1.75%) UPnP
9 2 (1.75%) Multicast
10 1 (0.88%) LTE
10 1 (0.88%) Modbus
10 1 (0.88%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) ClearCase
2 5 (4.39%) LabVIEW
3 4 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.63%) GDB
4 3 (2.63%) Subversion
5 2 (1.75%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.16%) Automotive
2 10 (8.77%) Electronics
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Finance
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) POSIX
2 6 (5.26%) wxWidgets
3 3 (2.63%) JSON
3 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.75%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) WinForms
4 2 (1.75%) HTML5
4 2 (1.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.88%) GTK+
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) JNI
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) Swing
5 1 (0.88%) STL
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Device Driver
2 11 (9.65%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (9.65%) DTV
3 8 (7.02%) STB
4 7 (6.14%) Wiki
4 7 (6.14%) CAN bus
5 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) SCADA
6 3 (2.63%) Mechatronics
6 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.75%) Physics
7 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Arduino
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.88%) IPTV
8 1 (0.88%) VHDL
8 1 (0.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.51%) UNIX
3 4 (3.51%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.63%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.16%) UML
4 12 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 12 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (9.65%) Code Coverage
6 8 (7.02%) TDD
7 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.14%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.26%) Coaching
8 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.26%) Scrum
9 4 (3.51%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (2.63%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (2.63%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.63%) Six Sigma
11 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (1.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 99 (86.84%) C
2 57 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 37 (32.46%) C++
4 28 (24.56%) Python
5 14 (12.28%) Embedded C++
6 9 (7.89%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.14%) C#
8 6 (5.26%) Perl
9 4 (3.51%) Java
9 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.63%) SQL
11 2 (1.75%) VC++
11 2 (1.75%) Lua
12 1 (0.88%) AWK
12 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) Ada
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.75%) EMC
1 2 (1.75%) Green Hills
2 1 (0.88%) Wind River
2 1 (0.88%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (0.88%) Atmel
2 1 (0.88%) Renesas
2 1 (0.88%) Lauterbach
2 1 (0.88%) Sony
2 1 (0.88%) QNX
2 1 (0.88%) Siemens
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £35 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £30 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago