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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 546 543 484
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -59
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 33 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.042% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£425 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £285 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.89 £35.85 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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
Top 30 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 5 March 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 +1 30 £450 +50.00% 33
South West - 12 - - 1
South East -21 8 £450 +50.00% 21
West Midlands +2 7 - - 1
Dorset - 6 - -
Poole - 4 - -
Surrey +4 3 £450 +50.00% 4
Scotland -3 3 £315 -
West Lothian - 2 £315 -
Devon - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Edinburgh +5 1 - -
London 0 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Hampshire -14 1 £400 +14.28% 4
Kent - 1 - - 6
Guildford - 1 - - 2
Linlithgow - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 4
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Melksham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 60 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 44 (64.71%) C
3 39 (57.35%) C++
4 27 (39.71%) UML
5 19 (27.94%) Degree
6 17 (25.00%) Linux
7 13 (19.12%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 12 (17.65%) Automotive
8 12 (17.65%) Electronics
8 12 (17.65%) Subversion
9 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
9 10 (14.71%) Java
10 9 (13.24%) C#
10 9 (13.24%) .NET
10 9 (13.24%) Windows
10 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
10 9 (13.24%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (13.24%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (11.76%) Embedded C++
11 8 (11.76%) OO
11 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
12 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.29%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (8.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 6 (8.82%) Windows 8

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Simulink
2 3 (4.41%) TargetLink
2 3 (4.41%) Stateflow
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) DVB
2 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) 3G
3 3 (4.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.94%) 2G
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.94%) Broadband
4 2 (2.94%) GPRS
4 2 (2.94%) GSM
5 1 (1.47%) 4G
5 1 (1.47%) RARP
5 1 (1.47%) LTE
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) ADSL
5 1 (1.47%) UMTS
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) PPP
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (17.65%) Subversion
3 9 (13.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.82%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 12 (17.65%) Automotive
1 12 (17.65%) Electronics
2 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.41%) Avionics
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.47%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (80.88%) Software Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Perl Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Firmware Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Ada Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) Middleware
2 5 (7.35%) OpenGL
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) REST
4 3 (4.41%) GTK+
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) Qt
6 1 (1.47%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.47%) WebKit
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) HTML
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 6 (8.82%) Smartcard
4 5 (7.35%) DTV
4 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.88%) IPTV
5 4 (5.88%) CAN bus
5 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.41%) Physics
6 3 (4.41%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.94%) STB
7 2 (2.94%) GIS
7 2 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.94%) MPEG
7 2 (2.94%) Open Source
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.47%) VHDL
8 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
3 6 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.82%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.41%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.41%) Windows CE
4 3 (4.41%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.47%) Tizen
5 1 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) VMS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.71%) UML
3 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.76%) OO
4 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
5 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) OOD
6 6 (8.82%) Six Sigma
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Use Case
8 3 (4.41%) Validation
8 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Change Management
9 2 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) C
2 39 (57.35%) C++
3 10 (14.71%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) C#
4 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
5 8 (11.76%) Embedded C++
6 6 (8.82%) Ada
7 5 (7.35%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) Perl
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.94%) VC++
11 1 (1.47%) GLSL
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) SQL
11 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) AWK
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.94%) VCP4
5 1 (1.47%) PhD
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) MathWorks
1 2 (2.94%) QNX
1 2 (2.94%) Perforce
2 1 (1.47%) Wind River
2 1 (1.47%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (1.47%) Novell
2 1 (1.47%) Siemens
2 1 (1.47%) Sony
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