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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 596 587 573
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 30 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.062% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £370 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.66%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 21 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 30 £370 -17.77% 14
South East +22 14 £370 -17.77% 4
South West +7 11 - -
Hampshire +9 6 - - 1
Dorset +2 5 - -
East Sussex - 4 £370 -
Bristol - 4 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
North West - 3 - - 1
Wimborne - 2 - -
Hastings - 2 £370 -
East of England - 2 - - 4
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £275 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Diss - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 34 (70.83%) C
3 18 (37.50%) C++
4 12 (25.00%) Linux
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 10 (20.83%) DO-178B
6 9 (18.75%) VxWorks
7 8 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 8 (16.67%) Avionics
8 7 (14.58%) VHDL
8 7 (14.58%) Wireless
8 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
8 7 (14.58%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (14.58%) MISRA C
8 7 (14.58%) MISRA
9 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (12.50%) Electronics
9 6 (12.50%) UML
9 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
9 6 (12.50%) Java
9 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.50%) Subversion
9 6 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (12.50%) LTE
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.42%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (10.42%) Validation
10 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) Kinematics
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.08%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Wireless
2 6 (12.50%) LTE
3 4 (8.33%) GSM
4 3 (6.25%) 3G
4 3 (6.25%) 3GPP
4 3 (6.25%) PPP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) 802.15
6 1 (2.08%) CDMA
6 1 (2.08%) Modbus
6 1 (2.08%) RS-232
6 1 (2.08%) RS-485
6 1 (2.08%) SpaceWire
6 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.08%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.08%) GCC
6 1 (2.08%) GDB
6 1 (2.08%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 8 (16.67%) Avionics
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.50%) Electronics
4 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 19 (39.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) VHDL Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) Qt
3 2 (4.17%) GTK+
3 2 (4.17%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.08%) Dojo
4 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (2.08%) STL
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) VHDL
2 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.08%) Animation
6 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) CPLD
6 1 (2.08%) CUDA
6 1 (2.08%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.08%) Robotics
6 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) VxWorks
3 5 (10.42%) Nucleus RTOS
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.50%) UML
3 5 (10.42%) OO
3 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (10.42%) Validation
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.25%) OOD
5 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) SDLC
6 2 (4.17%) SysML
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) QMS
7 1 (2.08%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C
2 18 (37.50%) C++
3 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Ada
5 5 (10.42%) Ada 95
5 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Ada 83
8 1 (2.08%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) DO-178B
2 7 (14.58%) MISRA
2 7 (14.58%) MISRA C
3 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.17%) ISO26262
5 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (2.08%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Freescale
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) Wind River
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago