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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 557 577 599
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 67 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 21
Median daily rate £348 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -3.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -3.08%

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +2 56 £344 +4.16% 39
East of England +12 15 £330 -14.28% 11
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £330 -26.66% 10
South West +9 14 £340 +17.24% 4
South East +8 12 £348 +5.30% 11
Cambridge - 12 £330 - 9
Gloucestershire +5 9 £425 +46.55% 1
West Midlands -3 9 £360 - 3
Birmingham -5 7 £360 - 1
South Wales - 5 - - 2
Wales - 5 - - 2
Surrey +20 4 £400 - 1
Scotland +13 4 £425 +30.76% 1
London 0 4 £340 +134.48% 3
Cardiff - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 £425 -
Bristol +7 3 £325 - 1
East Sussex +6 2 - -
North West +5 2 - - 2
Middlesex -2 2 £348 +5.30%
Cheltenham -3 2 £340 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Somerset +26 1 - -
Hampshire +20 1 - -
West Sussex +12 1 - - 2
Bath +9 1 - -

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 124 (97.64%) Software Engineering
2 99 (77.95%) C
3 71 (55.91%) C++
4 68 (53.54%) Embedded C
5 37 (29.13%) Linux
6 32 (25.20%) Embedded Systems
7 30 (23.62%) Embedded C++
8 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
9 23 (18.11%) OO
10 21 (16.54%) UML
10 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
11 19 (14.96%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (13.39%) C#
13 17 (13.39%) Windows
14 15 (11.81%) OOA/OOD
15 13 (10.24%) Python
16 12 (9.45%) Electronics
16 12 (9.45%) MISRA
17 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
17 11 (8.66%) Degree
17 11 (8.66%) Wireless
18 10 (7.87%) Automotive
18 10 (7.87%) SNMP
18 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
19 9 (7.09%) Multithreading
19 9 (7.09%) SDLC
19 9 (7.09%) Bluetooth
20 8 (6.30%) Scrum
20 8 (6.30%) Aerospace

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 Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.79%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
1 11 (8.66%) Wireless
2 10 (7.87%) SNMP
3 9 (7.09%) Bluetooth
4 8 (6.30%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.94%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.36%) DVB
6 3 (2.36%) HTTP
6 3 (2.36%) IPv4
7 2 (1.57%) 2G
7 2 (1.57%) FlexRay
7 2 (1.57%) LTE
7 2 (1.57%) RS-232
7 2 (1.57%) RS-485
7 2 (1.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.79%) AMQP
8 1 (0.79%) MQTT
8 1 (0.79%) RS-422
8 1 (0.79%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.51%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.15%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.15%) CppUnit
3 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.57%) Automake
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.57%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.79%) GCC
5 1 (0.79%) GDB
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.79%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (9.45%) Electronics
2 10 (7.87%) Automotive
3 8 (6.30%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.15%) Military
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Avionics
6 1 (0.79%) Finance
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Yocto
2 5 (3.94%) Node.js
3 4 (3.15%) HTML
3 4 (3.15%) HTML5
4 3 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (2.36%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.36%) REST
5 2 (1.57%) .NET
5 2 (1.57%) Ajax
5 2 (1.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.57%) Middleware
5 2 (1.57%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.79%) J2EE
6 1 (0.79%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.79%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.51%) Device Driver
2 7 (5.51%) STB
3 6 (4.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Digital TV
4 4 (3.15%) MPEG
5 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.57%) VHDL
7 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.79%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.79%) Robotics
7 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (13.39%) Windows
4 7 (5.51%) Unix
5 4 (3.15%) VxWorks
6 3 (2.36%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.57%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.79%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (97.64%) Software Engineering
2 23 (18.11%) OO
3 21 (16.54%) UML
4 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.81%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (7.09%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.09%) SDLC
7 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.30%) Scrum
8 7 (5.51%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (3.94%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.15%) Signal Processing
10 4 (3.15%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.15%) TDD
10 4 (3.15%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Validation
11 3 (2.36%) Machine Learning
11 3 (2.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 99 (77.95%) C
2 71 (55.91%) C++
3 68 (53.54%) Embedded C
4 30 (23.62%) Embedded C++
5 17 (13.39%) C#
6 13 (10.24%) Python
7 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) Assembly Language
8 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.94%) SQL
10 3 (2.36%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.36%) Perl
10 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.57%) Java
12 1 (0.79%) Lua
12 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) MISRA
2 7 (5.51%) MISRA C
3 3 (2.36%) 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 5 (3.94%) Firmware
2 3 (2.36%) iptables
2 3 (2.36%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 3 (2.36%) Freescale
1 3 (2.36%) Intel
2 2 (1.57%) Coverity
2 2 (1.57%) EMC
2 2 (1.57%) Nagra
2 2 (1.57%) Renesas
3 1 (0.79%) Atmel
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) Perforce
3 1 (0.79%) Twitter
3 1 (0.79%) Xilinx
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