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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 592 580 548
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 63 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 33
Median daily rate £360 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £349 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 22
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £32.50 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.23%

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 53 £355 +18.33% 46
South East +3 16 £325 -0.76% 8
West Midlands - 14 £360 - 4
East of England +11 12 £350 -12.50% 14
Cambridgeshire +25 10 £350 -12.50% 12
Cambridge +19 8 - - 10
Wales +25 7 - -
South West +9 7 £440 - 7
South Wales - 7 - -
Surrey +8 5 £400 - 1
West Sussex +2 5 £325 - 2
Newport - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £360 - 3
Gloucestershire +3 4 £440 - 2
Hampshire +5 3 - - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Crawley +13 2 - -
Wiltshire +8 2 - - 1
Scotland +5 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £425 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £338 -
Gatwick - 2 £325 -
Worcester - 2 £338 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 - - 1
North West +15 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +7 1 - - 2

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 123 (96.85%) Software Engineering
2 101 (79.53%) C
3 66 (51.97%) C++
4 56 (44.09%) Embedded C
5 45 (35.43%) Linux
6 29 (22.83%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (16.54%) Embedded Linux
9 19 (14.96%) Embedded C++
9 19 (14.96%) Electronics
10 18 (14.17%) UML
11 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
12 16 (12.60%) MISRA
12 16 (12.60%) Degree
13 15 (11.81%) C#
14 14 (11.02%) OO
14 14 (11.02%) Device Driver
14 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.24%) Multithreading
15 13 (10.24%) Scrum
15 13 (10.24%) Windows
15 13 (10.24%) SNMP
16 12 (9.45%) Ethernet
16 12 (9.45%) ClearCase
16 12 (9.45%) Aerospace
16 12 (9.45%) Automotive
17 11 (8.66%) Bluetooth
17 11 (8.66%) Assembly Language
18 9 (7.09%) TCP/IP
18 9 (7.09%) Telecoms

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 (1.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Simulink
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.79%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) SNMP
2 12 (9.45%) Ethernet
3 11 (8.66%) Bluetooth
4 9 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.72%) IPv4
6 5 (3.94%) RS-232
6 5 (3.94%) Wireless
7 4 (3.15%) DVB
7 4 (3.15%) HTTP
8 3 (2.36%) RS-485
9 2 (1.57%) 2G
9 2 (1.57%) 3G
9 2 (1.57%) FlexRay
9 2 (1.57%) RS-422
9 2 (1.57%) VoIP
9 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.79%) SDH
10 1 (0.79%) UTRAN
10 1 (0.79%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.79%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) ClearCase
2 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.72%) CppUnit
4 6 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (3.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.15%) JIRA
7 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.57%) Automake
8 2 (1.57%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.57%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.57%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.79%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.79%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (14.96%) Electronics
2 12 (9.45%) Aerospace
2 12 (9.45%) Automotive
3 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.51%) Military
5 4 (3.15%) Avionics
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) Yocto
2 6 (4.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (4.72%) HTML
2 6 (4.72%) Node.js
2 6 (4.72%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.94%) .NET
3 5 (3.94%) HTML5
4 3 (2.36%) Middleware
4 3 (2.36%) Qt
4 3 (2.36%) REST
5 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.57%) Ajax
5 2 (1.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.57%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.79%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (11.02%) Device Driver
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.51%) Digital TV
4 7 (5.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.72%) STB
6 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.94%) MPEG
7 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.57%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.57%) VHDL
9 1 (0.79%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Linux
2 21 (16.54%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (10.24%) Windows
4 8 (6.30%) VxWorks
5 7 (5.51%) Unix
6 4 (3.15%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.57%) Android
7 2 (1.57%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.57%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.79%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (0.79%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (96.85%) Software Engineering
2 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) UML
4 14 (11.02%) OO
5 13 (10.24%) Multithreading
5 13 (10.24%) Scrum
6 9 (7.09%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.72%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.94%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.15%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.15%) TDD
10 4 (3.15%) Validation
11 3 (2.36%) Refactoring
11 3 (2.36%) SOA
11 3 (2.36%) Test Strategy
11 3 (2.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (79.53%) C
2 66 (51.97%) C++
3 56 (44.09%) Embedded C
4 19 (14.96%) Embedded C++
5 15 (11.81%) C#
6 11 (8.66%) Assembly Language
7 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) Python
8 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.72%) SQL
9 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.57%) Ada
11 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.79%) Java
12 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.60%) Degree
3 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) MISRA
2 8 (6.30%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.94%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.57%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.57%) ISO26262
4 2 (1.57%) JTAG
5 1 (0.79%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.79%) HL7
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Firmware
2 6 (4.72%) iptables
2 6 (4.72%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 4 (3.15%) Freescale
2 2 (1.57%) Atmel
2 2 (1.57%) Coverity
2 2 (1.57%) Intel
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.57%) Nagra
2 2 (1.57%) Perforce
2 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.57%) Wind River
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
3 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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