The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Development
UK
Rank 576 601 575
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 15 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.080% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £328 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% -17.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.48 £34.25 £31.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £42.00 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37689 42354 41014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.80% 82.71% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25059 27695 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1158 1097
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 15 £328 -11.48% 19
South West -10 4 £328 - 2
London - 4 - -
Dorset +1 2 £328 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £328 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
North West +23 1 - -
Cambridge +13 1 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - - 6
South East +2 1 - - 6
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 - - 8
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 24 (75.00%) C++
2 22 (68.75%) C
3 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Python
6 10 (31.25%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) HTTP
7 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) Ada
8 7 (21.88%) Tcl
8 7 (21.88%) Perl
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (18.75%) Electronics
10 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
10 4 (12.50%) Open Source
11 3 (9.38%) DO-178B
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) GLSL
11 3 (9.38%) Tizen
11 3 (9.38%) OpenGL ES
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
11 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded C

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.13%) 2G
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
3 1 (3.13%) GPRS
3 1 (3.13%) LTE
3 1 (3.13%) OFDM
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) GDB
2 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.13%) CANoe
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.13%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.13%) GCC
3 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Avionics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
1 3 (9.38%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.38%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Tizen
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (6.25%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.13%) Post-Production
6 1 (3.13%) Power Management
6 1 (3.13%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.13%) RAD
6 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C++
2 22 (68.75%) C
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Ada
6 7 (21.88%) Perl
6 7 (21.88%) Tcl
7 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
7 3 (9.38%) GLSL
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) Pascal
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PhD
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.13%) MISRA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (6.25%) Freescale
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Wind River
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
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