The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 514 508 464
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 56 34 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.079% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £247
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 59
Average hourly rate £35.25 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% -16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £31.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +2 23 £363 +18.85% 8
East of England -21 12 £363 -4.91% 25
South West -21 7 £319 -8.92% 3
London +4 5 £550 +69.23% 2
West Midlands -14 2 - - 5
North West - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - - 9
Embedded Software Engineer
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 95 (86.36%) C
3 54 (49.09%) Linux
4 49 (44.55%) Embedded C
5 35 (31.82%) C++
6 25 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (17.27%) ClearCase
8 19 (17.27%) Electronics
9 17 (15.45%) DTV
10 14 (12.73%) STB
10 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 14 (12.73%) Degree
10 14 (12.73%) Software Architecture
10 14 (12.73%) POSIX
11 13 (11.82%) Embedded C++
11 13 (11.82%) Python
11 13 (11.82%) UML
12 12 (10.91%) Device Driver
12 12 (10.91%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (10.00%) DVB
13 11 (10.00%) C#
14 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.09%) Assembly Language
14 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
15 9 (8.18%) Automotive
15 9 (8.18%) Firmware
15 9 (8.18%) MPEG
15 9 (8.18%) IPTV
16 8 (7.27%) Android

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) DVB
2 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.36%) RTP
4 5 (4.55%) Wireless
4 5 (4.55%) Broadband
5 4 (3.64%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.73%) RTSP
6 3 (2.73%) GPRS
6 3 (2.73%) DLNA
7 2 (1.82%) Modbus
7 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.82%) LTE
8 1 (0.91%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.91%) FTP
8 1 (0.91%) HTTP
8 1 (0.91%) 3G
8 1 (0.91%) 802.15
8 1 (0.91%) GSM
8 1 (0.91%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) MySQL
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) ClearCase
2 7 (6.36%) Subversion
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.64%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.82%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.91%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.91%) GDB
5 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.91%) LLVM
General
1 19 (17.27%) Electronics
2 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Automotive
4 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) POSIX
2 6 (5.45%) GStreamer
3 4 (3.64%) Middleware
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (0.91%) HTML
5 1 (0.91%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (15.45%) DTV
3 14 (12.73%) STB
4 12 (10.91%) Device Driver
5 9 (8.18%) MPEG
5 9 (8.18%) Firmware
5 9 (8.18%) IPTV
6 6 (5.45%) Streaming Video
7 5 (4.55%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.64%) CAN bus
8 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.73%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.82%) Robotics
10 2 (1.82%) VHDL
11 1 (0.91%) Handset
11 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.91%) Mechatronics
11 1 (0.91%) Wiki
11 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (49.09%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Android
4 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.55%) Windows
5 4 (3.64%) UNIX
6 3 (2.73%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (12.73%) Scrum
2 14 (12.73%) Software Architecture
3 13 (11.82%) UML
4 12 (10.91%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.45%) TDD
8 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.64%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.73%) OO
10 3 (2.73%) DRM
10 3 (2.73%) Test Automation
11 2 (1.82%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.82%) Memory Management
11 2 (1.82%) Black-Box Testing
11 2 (1.82%) Android Development
11 2 (1.82%) iOS Development
11 2 (1.82%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 95 (86.36%) C
2 49 (44.55%) Embedded C
3 35 (31.82%) C++
4 13 (11.82%) Python
4 13 (11.82%) Embedded C++
5 11 (10.00%) C#
6 10 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 8 (7.27%) Java
8 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.82%) VC++
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) SQL
11 1 (0.91%) VBScript
11 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (6.36%) Perforce
2 5 (4.55%) QNX
3 3 (2.73%) Intel
3 3 (2.73%) CA
4 2 (1.82%) Coverity
5 1 (0.91%) Wind River
5 1 (0.91%) Freescale
5 1 (0.91%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.91%) Motorola
5 1 (0.91%) EMC
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £call
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 17 days ago
Cumbria
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago