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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 641 622 574
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -48
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 20 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.035% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.044% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
Median daily rate £360 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £302 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £408 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.80 £35.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.16 £46.50 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2016.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 23 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 25 July 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
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statistics and trends)
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 -2 20 £360 +6.66% 15
South East +3 7 £360 +0.34% 3
East of England +20 5 £51 -84.95% 2
Middlesex - 4 £360 -
Cambridgeshire +18 3 - - 1
London -2 3 £428 -
Peterborough - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire +5 2 £51 -
West Midlands -29 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £51 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £330 -
Devon +10 1 - -
South West -4 1 - - 3
Greenford - 1 £355 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £330 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 47 (78.33%) Software Engineering
2 44 (73.33%) C
3 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 20 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 20 (33.33%) VHDL
5 19 (31.67%) Wireless
6 18 (30.00%) LTE
7 17 (28.33%) C++
8 14 (23.33%) Linux
9 13 (21.67%) Windows
10 12 (20.00%) UML
11 10 (16.67%) 3G
11 10 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.00%) Ada
12 9 (15.00%) DO-178B
13 8 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (13.33%) Perl
13 8 (13.33%) 3GPP
13 8 (13.33%) PPP
13 8 (13.33%) Validation
13 8 (13.33%) MATLAB
13 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
14 7 (11.67%) MISRA
14 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
14 7 (11.67%) Java
14 7 (11.67%) C#
14 7 (11.67%) OO
14 7 (11.67%) Avionics
15 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

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 (1.67%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) Wireless
2 18 (30.00%) LTE
3 10 (16.67%) 3G
4 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) 3GPP
5 8 (13.33%) PPP
6 4 (6.67%) RS-232
7 3 (5.00%) HTTP
7 3 (5.00%) ZigBee
8 2 (3.33%) 2G
8 2 (3.33%) ASN.1
8 2 (3.33%) CDMA
8 2 (3.33%) IPsec
8 2 (3.33%) RS-422
8 2 (3.33%) SNMP
8 2 (3.33%) UTRAN
8 2 (3.33%) WCDMA
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.33%) WiMAX
8 2 (3.33%) X.509
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.00%) VectorCAST
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.67%) GCC
7 1 (1.67%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
2 7 (11.67%) Avionics
3 4 (6.67%) Automotive
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Software Engineer
2 27 (45.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (28.33%) VHDL Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Digital Design Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Hardware Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
1 4 (6.67%) MFC
2 2 (3.33%) Ajax
2 2 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.67%) DirectCompute
3 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.67%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) VHDL
2 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.67%) CUDA
7 1 (1.67%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.67%) Robotics
7 1 (1.67%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) UML
3 8 (13.33%) Validation
4 7 (11.67%) OO
5 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.33%) SDLC
7 2 (3.33%) SysML
7 2 (3.33%) Web Design
8 1 (1.67%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.67%) CMMI
8 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.67%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.67%) Prototyping
8 1 (1.67%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (1.67%) Scrum
8 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) C
2 20 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 17 (28.33%) C++
4 9 (15.00%) Ada
5 8 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 8 (13.33%) Perl
6 7 (11.67%) C#
6 7 (11.67%) Java
7 6 (10.00%) Tcl
8 4 (6.67%) Ada 95
8 4 (6.67%) C++/CLI
8 4 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.67%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) DO-178B
2 7 (11.67%) MISRA
3 4 (6.67%) MISRA C
4 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.67%) ECSS
5 1 (1.67%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) QNX
2 4 (6.67%) Telelogic
3 2 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Anite
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Lauterbach
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
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