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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Development
UK
Rank 583 602 575
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 14 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.048% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £345 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £294 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £370 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +11.11%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 17 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 20 January 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 +23 13 £345 -6.75% 18
South East +12 5 £345 -6.75% 7
London - 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £345 -
South West +5 2 £328 - 2
Dorset +2 2 £328 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £328 - 2
Berkshire +13 1 £325 - 2
Slough +8 1 £325 -
East Sussex +3 1 - -
East of England +2 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 4
Cambridge - 1 - - 4
Brighton - 1 - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 27 (84.38%) C++
2 24 (75.00%) C
3 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 12 (37.50%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) Python
7 9 (28.13%) HTTP
7 9 (28.13%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.88%) Tcl
9 7 (21.88%) Perl
9 7 (21.88%) Ada
9 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.63%) Electronics
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) 2G
11 4 (12.50%) 3G
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Open Source
11 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.50%) LTE
12 3 (9.38%) HTML5
12 3 (9.38%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (9.38%) Tizen
12 3 (9.38%) OpenGL ES
12 3 (9.38%) GLSL
12 3 (9.38%) VLSI

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) 2G
3 4 (12.50%) 3G
3 4 (12.50%) LTE
4 3 (9.38%) UTRAN
5 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.13%) DVB
5 1 (3.13%) GPRS
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) GCC
3 1 (3.13%) GDB
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Hardware Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Research Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) HTML5
2 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
2 3 (9.38%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (9.38%) VHDL
3 3 (9.38%) VLSI
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) Telematics
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) Digital TV
5 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.13%) MPEG
5 1 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Tizen
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.25%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) CAD
5 1 (3.13%) Code Coverage
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) OOD
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C++
2 24 (75.00%) C
3 12 (37.50%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Ada
6 7 (21.88%) Perl
6 7 (21.88%) Tcl
7 3 (9.38%) GLSL
8 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MISRA
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Anite
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) Renesas
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