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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 591 563 541
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 20 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.089% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
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£338 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
Average hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £35.54 £35.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.20 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.00%

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 27 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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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 -28 18 £338 -15.62% 22
South East -40 6 £359 -10.31% 11
East of England +5 5 £338 - 2
West Midlands +5 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £338 -
South West +2 2 - - 5
Stevenage - 2 - -
London +5 1 - - 2
Hampshire -1 1 £293 -26.87% 1
Scotland -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 - -
Berkshire -9 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -20 1 £425 - 3
Devon - 1 - - 5
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 2
Rochester - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £425 -
Redditch - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £338 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 46 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 36 (69.23%) C
3 33 (63.46%) C++
4 16 (30.77%) UML
5 14 (26.92%) Linux
6 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 12 (23.08%) Embedded C++
7 12 (23.08%) Windows
7 12 (23.08%) Electronics
7 12 (23.08%) Degree
8 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (17.31%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (17.31%) Subversion
10 8 (15.38%) Automotive
10 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 8 (15.38%) MATLAB
11 7 (13.46%) Java
11 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
12 6 (11.54%) Simulink
12 6 (11.54%) Windows CE
12 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
13 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (9.62%) Mechatronics
13 5 (9.62%) Firmware
13 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.62%) C#
13 5 (9.62%) .NET
13 5 (9.62%) Ada
13 5 (9.62%) Rational Rhapsody

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Simulink
2 2 (3.85%) Stateflow
2 2 (3.85%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) TargetLink
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.77%) 3G
2 3 (5.77%) GSM
2 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.85%) GPRS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) 2G
4 1 (1.92%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) 4G
4 1 (1.92%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) UMTS
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
1 9 (17.31%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.62%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) GCC
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.92%) CANoe
General
1 12 (23.08%) Electronics
2 8 (15.38%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Avionics
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (40.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) SOAP
2 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) OpenCV
3 2 (3.85%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.85%) MFC
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) STL
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) WinForms
4 1 (1.92%) Dojo
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.92%) Qt
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Mechatronics
3 5 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.77%) Smartcard
4 3 (5.77%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.77%) CAN bus
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.85%) Robotics
5 2 (3.85%) SystemC
5 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.85%) VHDL
5 2 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) DTV
6 1 (1.92%) Animation
6 1 (1.92%) Arduino
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Windows CE
4 3 (5.77%) VxWorks
4 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Tizen
6 1 (1.92%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) UML
3 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) SysML
7 2 (3.85%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) C
2 33 (63.46%) C++
3 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 8 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 7 (13.46%) Java
7 5 (9.62%) C#
7 5 (9.62%) Ada
8 3 (5.77%) Python
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.92%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.92%) GLSL
10 1 (1.92%) SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
2 2 (3.85%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Perforce
2 2 (3.85%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.92%) QNX
3 1 (1.92%) MKS
3 1 (1.92%) Telelogic
3 1 (1.92%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.92%) Atmel
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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