The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 27 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.80% 1.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £280
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +65.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 149 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.40% 74.50% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 84 123
Average daily rate £438 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Embedded Software Development
South East

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Software Development
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Android NDK
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) CUDA
4 1 (25.00%) GLSL
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (25.00%) DirectCompute
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphics Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (25.00%) DirectCompute
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) CUDA
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree