The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 407 400 382
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the London region.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the London region.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Embedded Software Development
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Tizen
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) GLSL
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) GLSL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
London
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £27 - 30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago