The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 608 605 585
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 17 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Embedded Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
England -21 2 £220 -41.33% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
South West - 2 £220 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £220 -

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 44 (86.27%) C
2 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 37 (72.55%) C++
4 23 (45.10%) Embedded C
5 21 (41.18%) Linux
6 17 (33.33%) Electronics
7 16 (31.37%) Embedded C++
8 11 (21.57%) Device Driver
9 9 (17.65%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
11 6 (11.76%) Qt
11 6 (11.76%) QML
12 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
12 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
12 5 (9.80%) Validation
12 5 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (7.84%) Migration
13 4 (7.84%) Automotive
13 4 (7.84%) UNIX
13 4 (7.84%) UML
13 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
13 4 (7.84%) Firmware
13 4 (7.84%) Middleware
13 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (5.88%) German Language
14 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
14 3 (5.88%) DTV
14 3 (5.88%) DVB

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DVB
1 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.92%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.92%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
3 1 (1.96%) 4G
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.96%) GSM
3 1 (1.96%) UMTS
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) IPv4
3 1 (1.96%) IPv6
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (3.92%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Qt
1 6 (11.76%) QML
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) MFC
4 1 (1.96%) ATL
4 1 (1.96%) STL
4 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.96%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.96%) Renderscript
4 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.88%) DTV
3 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (5.88%) STB
3 3 (5.88%) Mechatronics
4 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.92%) Robotics
4 2 (3.92%) SystemC
5 1 (1.96%) Arduino
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Windows CE
5 2 (3.92%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.92%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 5 (9.80%) Validation
2 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
3 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) UML
4 3 (5.88%) OO
4 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) OOP
5 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.96%) OOD
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Android Development
6 1 (1.96%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.96%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (1.96%) Image Processing
6 1 (1.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C
2 37 (72.55%) C++
3 23 (45.10%) Embedded C
4 16 (31.37%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) Lua
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) QNX
2 1 (1.96%) MKS
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
2 1 (1.96%) PTC
2 1 (1.96%) Atmel
2 1 (1.96%) EMC
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago