The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 544 538 526
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 82 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 21
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £32.50 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 +8 81 £330 -5.71% 57
South East +35 36 £340 -9.33% 22
East of England -2 15 £320 -8.57% 10
Hampshire +15 14 £335 - 5
South West +1 11 £325 - 6
Cambridgeshire +12 10 - - 9
Cambridge -4 9 - - 9
North West -16 7 - - 4
Berkshire +13 6 - - 9
Gloucestershire +10 6 £325 - 3
Middlesex 0 5 £335 -
Yorkshire -17 5 - - 3
London +8 3 £210 - 1
Norfolk -9 3 £320 -5.18%
Surrey -13 3 - -
Manchester -18 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Tewkesbury -2 2 - - 1
West Midlands -12 2 - - 5
Bristol - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £370 - 2
York - 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Staines +11 1 - -
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 1
Dorset +2 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Devon 0 1 - -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 151 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 106 (70.20%) C
3 76 (50.33%) Embedded C
4 73 (48.34%) C++
5 64 (42.38%) Linux
6 28 (18.54%) Embedded C++
7 22 (14.57%) Electronics
8 20 (13.25%) Wireless
8 20 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (11.92%) Embedded Software Development
9 18 (11.92%) Automotive
9 18 (11.92%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
11 12 (7.95%) ClearCase
11 12 (7.95%) Device Driver
11 12 (7.95%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.28%) MISRA
12 11 (7.28%) Qt
12 11 (7.28%) Python
12 11 (7.28%) Firmware
13 10 (6.62%) Windows
13 10 (6.62%) UML
13 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
13 10 (6.62%) Ethernet
13 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
13 10 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (6.62%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (5.96%) Software Architecture
14 9 (5.96%) RS-232

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.25%) Wireless
2 10 (6.62%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.96%) Bluetooth
3 9 (5.96%) RS-232
4 8 (5.30%) DVB
5 7 (4.64%) ZigBee
6 6 (3.97%) 3G
6 6 (3.97%) LTE
7 4 (2.65%) Internet
7 4 (2.65%) Modbus
7 4 (2.65%) RS-485
8 3 (1.99%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.99%) GSM
8 3 (1.99%) PPP
8 3 (1.99%) RS-422
8 3 (1.99%) UPnP
8 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.32%) 2G
10 1 (0.66%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQLite
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) ClearCase
2 10 (6.62%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.97%) Subversion
6 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.99%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
9 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.66%) CANoe
9 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.66%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.66%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) MSTest
9 1 (0.66%) VectorCAST
General
1 22 (14.57%) Electronics
2 18 (11.92%) Automotive
3 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.31%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.31%) Avionics
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) Qt
2 7 (4.64%) HTML
3 6 (3.97%) QML
4 5 (3.31%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.31%) WebKit
5 4 (2.65%) CSS
5 4 (2.65%) GStreamer
5 4 (2.65%) HTML5
5 4 (2.65%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (1.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (1.99%) DOM
7 1 (0.66%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.66%) POSIX
7 1 (0.66%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (7.95%) Device Driver
3 10 (6.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (5.96%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.96%) DTV
4 9 (5.96%) STB
5 8 (5.30%) VHDL
6 7 (4.64%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.31%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.65%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.99%) IPTV
9 3 (1.99%) MHEG
10 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.32%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.66%) BeagleBoard
11 1 (0.66%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.66%) Physics
11 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.38%) Linux
2 18 (11.92%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Windows
4 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.65%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (11.92%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (7.95%) Multithreading
4 10 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.62%) UML
5 9 (5.96%) Scrum
5 9 (5.96%) Software Architecture
6 8 (5.30%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (5.30%) Signal Processing
6 8 (5.30%) SOA
7 7 (4.64%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.64%) Machine Learning
8 6 (3.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (3.97%) SDLC
9 4 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.65%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (1.99%) DRM
10 3 (1.99%) Project Management
10 3 (1.99%) Requirements Management
10 3 (1.99%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 106 (70.20%) C
2 76 (50.33%) Embedded C
3 73 (48.34%) C++
4 28 (18.54%) Embedded C++
5 11 (7.28%) Python
6 9 (5.96%) C#
6 9 (5.96%) MATLAB
7 8 (5.30%) SQL
8 5 (3.31%) Java
8 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.65%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.99%) Ada
11 2 (1.32%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.66%) Ada 83
12 1 (0.66%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) MISRA
2 7 (4.64%) DO-178B
3 6 (3.97%) ISO26262
4 4 (2.65%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.66%) ECSS
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.66%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (3.31%) Google
1 5 (3.31%) Serena
2 3 (1.99%) Freescale
3 1 (0.66%) Altera
3 1 (0.66%) Fujitsu
3 1 (0.66%) i2
3 1 (0.66%) Intel
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.66%) NEC
3 1 (0.66%) QNX
3 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.66%) Twitter
3 1 (0.66%) Wind River
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £32 - £35 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 28 days ago