The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
UK
Rank 534 535 534
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 52 87 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Median daily rate £328 £330 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £349
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 34
Median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.78 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +12 47 £338 +2.27% 37
South West +14 18 £328 +0.76% 5
South East -6 13 £336 +0.37% 6
East of England +2 11 - - 6
Cambridgeshire 0 9 - - 6
Cambridge +8 8 - - 6
Bath - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 - 1
Somerset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire -2 4 £440 +35.38% 2
Scotland - 4 £325 - 1
West Midlands +11 2 - - 2
Dorset +3 2 £326 -
Middlesex +1 2 £348 +3.73%
Hampshire -3 2 - - 3
High Wycombe - 2 £325 - 1
Southampton - 2 - - 1
North West +25 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 8
London +16 1 £1,000 +376.19% 5
Cheltenham +8 1 - -
Brighton +5 1 - -
East Sussex +5 1 - -
Tewkesbury +3 1 - -
Stevenage -2 1 - -
Merseyside -2 1 - -
Essex -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Liverpool -7 1 - -
West Sussex -7 1 - - 1

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Embedded Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (99.18%) Software Engineering
2 92 (75.41%) C
3 72 (59.02%) Embedded C
4 65 (53.28%) C++
5 29 (23.77%) Embedded C++
6 26 (21.31%) Linux
6 26 (21.31%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
8 19 (15.57%) Python
9 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (13.93%) OO
11 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
12 15 (12.30%) UML
12 15 (12.30%) C#
13 14 (11.48%) Bluetooth
14 13 (10.66%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
15 11 (9.02%) SDLC
16 10 (8.20%) Aerospace
16 10 (8.20%) Automotive
17 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
17 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
18 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
18 8 (6.56%) Windows
18 8 (6.56%) Wireless
19 7 (5.74%) Firmware
19 7 (5.74%) OOA/OOD
19 7 (5.74%) Assembly Language
19 7 (5.74%) MISRA

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Simulink
2 2 (1.64%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.82%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) Bluetooth
2 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.56%) Wireless
4 5 (4.10%) ZigBee
5 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.46%) DVB
6 3 (2.46%) FlexRay
6 3 (2.46%) HTTP
7 2 (1.64%) Internet
7 2 (1.64%) RS-232
7 2 (1.64%) RS-485
8 1 (0.82%) 2G
8 1 (0.82%) 802.15
8 1 (0.82%) IGMP
8 1 (0.82%) LAN
8 1 (0.82%) LTE
8 1 (0.82%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.28%) JIRA
4 3 (2.46%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.82%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.82%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.82%) GCC
6 1 (0.82%) GDB
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.20%) Aerospace
1 10 (8.20%) Automotive
2 5 (4.10%) Electronics
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.46%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Avionics
4 1 (0.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) HTML
1 3 (2.46%) HTML5
1 3 (2.46%) Node.js
1 3 (2.46%) REST
2 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) J2EE
2 1 (0.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (4.92%) Device Driver
2 6 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Digital TV
3 4 (3.28%) STB
4 3 (2.46%) MPEG
5 2 (1.64%) Life Science
5 2 (1.64%) Robotics
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (6.56%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Unix
4 4 (3.28%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.82%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.82%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (99.18%) Software Engineering
2 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.93%) OO
4 15 (12.30%) UML
5 11 (9.02%) SDLC
6 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.74%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (4.92%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (4.10%) Signal Processing
11 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.28%) Device Driver Development
11 4 (3.28%) Requirements Management
11 4 (3.28%) Scrum
11 4 (3.28%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.28%) TDD
11 4 (3.28%) Test Strategy
12 3 (2.46%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (2.46%) SOA
12 3 (2.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 92 (75.41%) C
2 72 (59.02%) Embedded C
3 65 (53.28%) C++
4 29 (23.77%) Embedded C++
5 19 (15.57%) Python
6 15 (12.30%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) Assembly Language
8 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.92%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.28%) Lua
9 4 (3.28%) SQL
10 3 (2.46%) Java
10 3 (2.46%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) MISRA
2 4 (3.28%) MISRA C
3 3 (2.46%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.82%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.82%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.82%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.82%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.82%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 3 (2.46%) EMC
2 2 (1.64%) Atmel
2 2 (1.64%) Freescale
2 2 (1.64%) IBM
2 2 (1.64%) Renesas
3 1 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.82%) Intel
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.82%) QNX
3 1 (0.82%) Twitter
3 1 (0.82%) Wind River
3 1 (0.82%) Xilinx
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