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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 515 523 519
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 81 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 20
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £263 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £32.50 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.25 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 36 £340 -9.33% 22
East of England -2 15 £320 -8.57% 10
South West +1 11 £325 - 6
North West -16 7 - - 4
Yorkshire -17 5 - - 3
London +8 3 £210 - 1
West Midlands -12 2 - - 5
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 100 (69.44%) C
3 72 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 67 (46.53%) C++
5 62 (43.06%) Linux
6 25 (17.36%) Embedded C++
7 21 (14.58%) Electronics
8 20 (13.89%) Wireless
8 20 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (11.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 17 (11.81%) Automotive
9 17 (11.81%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
11 12 (8.33%) ClearCase
11 12 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.64%) Device Driver
12 11 (7.64%) Python
12 11 (7.64%) Qt
12 11 (7.64%) MISRA
13 10 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (6.94%) UML
13 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
13 10 (6.94%) Firmware
13 10 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
14 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
14 9 (6.25%) Scrum
14 9 (6.25%) STB
14 9 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (6.25%) DTV

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 4 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) Wireless
2 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 9 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 8 (5.56%) DVB
5 7 (4.86%) RS-232
5 7 (4.86%) ZigBee
6 6 (4.17%) 3G
6 6 (4.17%) LTE
7 4 (2.78%) Internet
7 4 (2.78%) Modbus
8 3 (2.08%) 3GPP
8 3 (2.08%) GSM
8 3 (2.08%) PPP
8 3 (2.08%) RS-422
8 3 (2.08%) RS-485
8 3 (2.08%) UPnP
8 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.39%) 2G
10 1 (0.69%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) SQLite
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 10 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.86%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.17%) Subversion
6 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.08%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.39%) JIRA
10 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.69%) CANoe
10 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.69%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.69%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.69%) Hudson
10 1 (0.69%) MSTest
10 1 (0.69%) VectorCAST
General
1 21 (14.58%) Electronics
2 17 (11.81%) Automotive
3 15 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.47%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.47%) Avionics
5 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) Qt
2 7 (4.86%) HTML
3 6 (4.17%) QML
4 5 (3.47%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.47%) WebKit
5 4 (2.78%) CSS
5 4 (2.78%) GStreamer
5 4 (2.78%) HTML5
5 4 (2.78%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (2.08%) DOM
7 1 (0.69%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.69%) POSIX
7 1 (0.69%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (7.64%) Device Driver
3 9 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 9 (6.25%) DTV
3 9 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (6.25%) STB
4 8 (5.56%) VHDL
5 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.47%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.78%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.08%) IPTV
8 3 (2.08%) MHEG
9 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.39%) Mechatronics
9 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.69%) Arduino
10 1 (0.69%) CPLD
10 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.69%) Physics
10 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.06%) Linux
2 17 (11.81%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (6.25%) Windows
4 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (11.81%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 10 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.94%) UML
5 9 (6.25%) Scrum
5 9 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 8 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (5.56%) Signal Processing
6 8 (5.56%) SOA
7 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.86%) Machine Learning
8 6 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.47%) SDLC
10 4 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.78%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (2.08%) DRM
11 3 (2.08%) Project Management
11 3 (2.08%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.08%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 100 (69.44%) C
2 72 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 67 (46.53%) C++
4 25 (17.36%) Embedded C++
5 11 (7.64%) Python
6 9 (6.25%) MATLAB
7 8 (5.56%) SQL
8 7 (4.86%) C#
9 5 (3.47%) Java
9 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.78%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.08%) Ada
12 2 (1.39%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.69%) Ada 83
13 1 (0.69%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) MISRA
2 7 (4.86%) DO-178B
3 6 (4.17%) ISO26262
4 4 (2.78%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.69%) ECSS
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (3.47%) Google
1 5 (3.47%) Serena
2 3 (2.08%) Freescale
3 1 (0.69%) Altera
3 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
3 1 (0.69%) i2
3 1 (0.69%) Intel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.69%) NEC
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.69%) Twitter
3 1 (0.69%) Wind River
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago
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Posted: 24 days ago
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Posted: 26 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago
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Posted: 28 days ago
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