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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 577 551 542
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 61 92 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 31
Median daily rate £325 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £342 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.31 £44.40 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +4.57%

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -12 56 £333 +7.25% 45
South East -7 17 £375 +15.38% 10
East of England +11 11 £300 -25.00% 11
Surrey +3 8 - - 3
West Midlands -19 8 - - 2
Cambridge +17 6 £300 -25.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £300 -25.00% 8
South West -3 5 £318 - 4
East Midlands 0 4 - - 2
London -9 4 £340 - 5
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Staines - 4 - -
Essex +9 3 - - 2
Hampshire +4 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £310 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
North West -6 2 £300 - 6
Scotland -22 2 £300 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Hereford - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Oxfordshire +11 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Fife +9 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 £300 -
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 2
Berkshire -12 1 - - 2
Newport - 1 - -

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 153 (99.35%) Software Engineering
2 129 (83.77%) C
3 78 (50.65%) Embedded C
4 59 (38.31%) C++
5 58 (37.66%) Linux
6 34 (22.08%) Telecoms
7 30 (19.48%) Electronics
8 27 (17.53%) Embedded Software Development
9 22 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (13.64%) Wireless
10 21 (13.64%) UML
11 20 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (12.99%) LTE
12 19 (12.34%) Embedded Linux
12 19 (12.34%) Automotive
12 19 (12.34%) VHDL
13 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
14 15 (9.74%) ClearCase
14 15 (9.74%) Embedded C++
14 15 (9.74%) Assembly Language
15 14 (9.09%) Aerospace
15 14 (9.09%) Degree
16 13 (8.44%) SC Cleared
16 13 (8.44%) Device Driver
16 13 (8.44%) Ethernet
16 13 (8.44%) C#
17 12 (7.79%) Algorithms
17 12 (7.79%) MISRA
18 11 (7.14%) 3G
18 11 (7.14%) MATLAB

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:

Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Simulink
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) Wireless
2 20 (12.99%) LTE
3 13 (8.44%) Ethernet
4 11 (7.14%) 3G
5 9 (5.84%) 3GPP
5 9 (5.84%) PPP
5 9 (5.84%) SNMP
6 8 (5.19%) RS-232
7 6 (3.90%) Modbus
8 5 (3.25%) Bluetooth
8 5 (3.25%) DVB
8 5 (3.25%) RS-422
8 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.60%) RS-485
10 3 (1.95%) HTTP
10 3 (1.95%) IPv4
11 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.65%) Internet
12 1 (0.65%) IPsec
12 1 (0.65%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) ClearCase
2 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.19%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.60%) CppUnit
5 4 (2.60%) JIRA
5 4 (2.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.60%) Subversion
6 3 (1.95%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.30%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.65%) GCC
8 1 (0.65%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) MSTest
8 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 34 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 30 (19.48%) Electronics
3 19 (12.34%) Automotive
4 14 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 7 (4.55%) Avionics
6 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.25%) Military
7 2 (1.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) .NET
2 5 (3.25%) HTML
2 5 (3.25%) Node.js
3 4 (2.60%) HTML5
3 4 (2.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (1.95%) JSON
4 3 (1.95%) Qt
4 3 (1.95%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.30%) Ajax
5 2 (1.30%) REST
5 2 (1.30%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.65%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.65%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.65%) Wayland
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (12.34%) VHDL
3 13 (8.44%) Device Driver
4 12 (7.79%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.19%) Digital TV
6 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (4.55%) STB
7 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.60%) MPEG
9 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.95%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.30%) Arduino
10 2 (1.30%) BeagleBoard
10 2 (1.30%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.66%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.90%) VxWorks
3 6 (3.90%) Windows
4 5 (3.25%) Android
5 4 (2.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) CyanogenMod
6 1 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.65%) pSOS
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (99.35%) Software Engineering
2 27 (17.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (13.64%) UML
4 20 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.14%) Scrum
6 8 (5.19%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.90%) SDLC
8 6 (3.90%) Validation
9 5 (3.25%) Digital Signal Processing
9 5 (3.25%) OO
9 5 (3.25%) OOD
9 5 (3.25%) Signal Processing
9 5 (3.25%) Software Architecture
10 4 (2.60%) Machine Learning
10 4 (2.60%) SOA
10 4 (2.60%) Unit Testing
11 3 (1.95%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 129 (83.77%) C
2 78 (50.65%) Embedded C
3 59 (38.31%) C++
4 15 (9.74%) Assembly Language
4 15 (9.74%) Embedded C++
5 13 (8.44%) C#
6 11 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.55%) Python
9 6 (3.90%) SQL
10 4 (2.60%) Java
11 3 (1.95%) Perl
11 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.30%) Ada
12 2 (1.30%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.30%) VC++
13 1 (0.65%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.09%) Degree
3 13 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) MISRA
2 6 (3.90%) DO-178B
3 5 (3.25%) MISRA C
4 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.95%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.65%) ECSS
5 1 (0.65%) HL7
5 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.65%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (5.84%) Firmware
2 3 (1.95%) iptables
2 3 (1.95%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (3.90%) Freescale
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
2 4 (2.60%) Serena
3 3 (1.95%) Intel
3 3 (1.95%) Wind River
4 2 (1.30%) Nagra
4 2 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (0.65%) Atmel
5 1 (0.65%) Coverity
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.65%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.65%) QNX
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