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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 605 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 56 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 34
Median daily rate £333 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £345 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 15
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.75 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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
(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 -19 51 £333 +7.25% 62
South East -13 17 £350 +7.69% 8
East of England +21 13 £300 -25.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +16 7 £300 -25.00% 10
Cambridge +15 7 £300 -25.00% 9
West Midlands -25 7 - - 7
Surrey -2 6 - -
London -5 4 £340 -2.85% 4
South West -5 4 £325 - 11
Herefordshire - 4 - - 1
Wales +20 3 - - 1
Essex +6 3 - - 1
Staines -1 3 - -
Hampshire -2 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
South Wales - 3 - - 1
Newport - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +16 2 - -
Berkshire -10 2 - - 1
Crawley - 2 - -
Hereford - 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Solihull - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £300 - 6
East Sussex +10 1 £375 +10.29% 2
Oxfordshire +8 1 - -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - - 8
East Midlands -3 1 - - 4
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 2

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 147 (98.66%) Software Engineering
2 127 (85.23%) C
3 74 (49.66%) Embedded C
4 56 (37.58%) Linux
5 55 (36.91%) C++
6 31 (20.81%) Telecoms
7 26 (17.45%) Electronics
8 25 (16.78%) Embedded Software Development
9 22 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (13.42%) Wireless
11 20 (13.42%) UML
12 19 (12.75%) Automotive
12 19 (12.75%) Embedded Linux
13 18 (12.08%) LTE
14 17 (11.41%) VHDL
15 16 (10.74%) ClearCase
16 15 (10.07%) Embedded C++
16 15 (10.07%) Assembly Language
16 15 (10.07%) Aerospace
16 15 (10.07%) Degree
17 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
17 14 (9.40%) C#
18 13 (8.72%) Device Driver
18 13 (8.72%) MISRA
19 11 (7.38%) Ethernet
19 11 (7.38%) SNMP
20 10 (6.71%) 3G
20 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
20 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio

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 (4.03%) Simulink
2 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) Wireless
2 18 (12.08%) LTE
3 11 (7.38%) Ethernet
3 11 (7.38%) SNMP
4 10 (6.71%) 3G
5 8 (5.37%) 3GPP
5 8 (5.37%) PPP
5 8 (5.37%) RS-232
6 6 (4.03%) Bluetooth
6 6 (4.03%) Modbus
6 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.68%) DVB
7 4 (2.68%) IPv4
7 4 (2.68%) RS-485
8 3 (2.01%) HTTP
9 2 (1.34%) RS-422
9 2 (1.34%) VoIP
9 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.67%) Internet
10 1 (0.67%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) ClearCase
2 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.70%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.36%) CppUnit
5 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.36%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.68%) JIRA
6 4 (2.68%) Subversion
7 3 (2.01%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.34%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.34%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.67%) GCC
9 1 (0.67%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.67%) Hudson
9 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 31 (20.81%) Telecoms
2 26 (17.45%) Electronics
3 19 (12.75%) Automotive
4 15 (10.07%) Aerospace
5 7 (4.70%) Avionics
6 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.36%) Military
7 2 (1.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) HTML
2 5 (3.36%) Node.js
3 4 (2.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (2.68%) HTML5
3 4 (2.68%) Middleware
3 4 (2.68%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.01%) JSON
4 3 (2.01%) Qt
5 2 (1.34%) Ajax
5 2 (1.34%) REST
5 2 (1.34%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.67%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
6 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (11.41%) VHDL
3 13 (8.72%) Device Driver
4 10 (6.71%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.70%) Digital TV
6 7 (4.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (4.03%) STB
8 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.68%) MPEG
9 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.34%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.34%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.67%) Arduino
11 1 (0.67%) BeagleBoard
11 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.67%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.67%) Robotics
11 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.58%) Linux
2 19 (12.75%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (6.04%) Windows
4 6 (4.03%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.36%) Unix
6 4 (2.68%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) CyanogenMod
7 1 (0.67%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.67%) pSOS
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (98.66%) Software Engineering
2 25 (16.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.42%) UML
5 10 (6.71%) Scrum
6 8 (5.37%) Multithreading
6 8 (5.37%) Validation
7 7 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.70%) OO
8 5 (3.36%) SDLC
8 5 (3.36%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.68%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.68%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (2.68%) OOD
9 4 (2.68%) Requirements Management
10 3 (2.01%) Open Source
10 3 (2.01%) Project Management
10 3 (2.01%) Refactoring
10 3 (2.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (85.23%) C
2 74 (49.66%) Embedded C
3 55 (36.91%) C++
4 15 (10.07%) Assembly Language
4 15 (10.07%) Embedded C++
5 14 (9.40%) C#
6 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.04%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.36%) Python
8 5 (3.36%) SQL
9 4 (2.68%) Java
9 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
11 2 (1.34%) Ada
11 2 (1.34%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.34%) VC++
12 1 (0.67%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Degree
2 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) MISRA
2 7 (4.70%) MISRA C
3 6 (4.03%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.01%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.34%) JTAG
6 1 (0.67%) ECSS
6 1 (0.67%) HL7
6 1 (0.67%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.67%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Firmware
2 4 (2.68%) iptables
2 4 (2.68%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.67%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 7 (4.70%) Freescale
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.01%) Wind River
4 2 (1.34%) Coverity
4 2 (1.34%) Intel
4 2 (1.34%) Nagra
4 2 (1.34%) Perforce
5 1 (0.67%) Atmel
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.67%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.67%) QNX
5 1 (0.67%) Serena
Staffordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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