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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 605 601 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 21 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.022% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate £320 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 - -

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 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 11 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
England +8 21 £320 -14.66% 3
South East +20 6 - - 1
North West - 6 - -
East of England +3 4 £320 -3.03% 2
Berkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £320 -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - - 2

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 30 (68.18%) C
2 28 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 26 (59.09%) C++
3 26 (59.09%) Linux
4 24 (54.55%) Embedded C
5 17 (38.64%) Embedded C++
6 13 (29.55%) Electronics
7 11 (25.00%) Qt
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.18%) HTML
9 7 (15.91%) QML
10 6 (13.64%) STB
10 6 (13.64%) DVB
11 5 (11.36%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) DTV
11 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
11 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
11 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (9.09%) Modbus
12 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
12 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (9.09%) Python
12 4 (9.09%) Firmware
12 4 (9.09%) Java
12 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 3 (6.82%) DRM

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) DVB
3 4 (9.09%) Modbus
4 3 (6.82%) Bluetooth
4 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.82%) GSM
4 3 (6.82%) RS-232
4 3 (6.82%) RS-422
4 3 (6.82%) RS-485
5 1 (2.27%) RFID
5 1 (2.27%) UPnP
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Qt
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) QML
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) DOM
4 3 (6.82%) GStreamer
4 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 3 (6.82%) OpenGL
4 3 (6.82%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (6.82%) WebKit
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.27%) NumPy
5 1 (2.27%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) STB
2 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.36%) DTV
2 5 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.82%) IPTV
3 3 (6.82%) MHEG
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Mechatronics
4 2 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.82%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.82%) DRM
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) OO
4 2 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (2.27%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) OOD
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) QMS
5 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) SDLC
5 1 (2.27%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.27%) System Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C
2 26 (59.09%) C++
3 24 (54.55%) Embedded C
4 17 (38.64%) Embedded C++
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.27%) JTAG
1 1 (2.27%) MISRA
1 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Google
1 3 (6.82%) Serena
2 1 (2.27%) Freescale
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) QNX
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