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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 523 543 526
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 71 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £323 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.10 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +6 61 £363 +16.93% 76
South East -6 20 £360 +20.00% 14
South West +13 13 - - 11
West Midlands -5 8 £263 - 4
East of England +5 6 £363 +13.28% 22
Oxfordshire - 6 £360 -
Wiltshire - 6 - - 4
London +7 4 £475 - 5
Yorkshire -16 4 - - 1
Essex +5 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -11 3 - -
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Halifax - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £360 -
North West - 3 - - 5
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £350 +12.90% 20
Southampton -8 2 - -
Cambridge -14 2 £350 +12.90% 16
Gloucestershire -14 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 4
Devon - 2 - - 4
Hertfordshire +5 1 £375 -
Guildford +1 1 - - 1
Surrey -1 1 - - 3
Crawley -5 1 - - 1
West Sussex -24 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £263 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 12

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 116 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 103 (85.83%) C
3 68 (56.67%) Embedded C
4 56 (46.67%) C++
5 39 (32.50%) Linux
6 26 (21.67%) Embedded C++
7 17 (14.17%) Python
8 16 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
9 15 (12.50%) Device Driver
9 15 (12.50%) Degree
10 14 (11.67%) Electronics
11 13 (10.83%) Wireless
12 11 (9.17%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (9.17%) Automotive
13 10 (8.33%) UML
14 9 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (7.50%) CAN bus
15 8 (6.67%) Algorithms
15 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
15 8 (6.67%) Firmware
16 7 (5.83%) Windows
16 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
17 6 (5.00%) 3G
17 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
17 6 (5.00%) MATLAB
17 6 (5.00%) Simulink
17 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
17 6 (5.00%) HTML

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (5.00%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) Wireless
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.00%) 3G
2 6 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.17%) 2G
3 5 (4.17%) ZigBee
4 4 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.33%) DNS
4 4 (3.33%) GPRS
4 4 (3.33%) GSM
5 3 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) LTE
6 2 (1.67%) 802.15
7 1 (0.83%) PSTN
7 1 (0.83%) UMTS
7 1 (0.83%) HTTP
7 1 (0.83%) PPP
7 1 (0.83%) Broadband
7 1 (0.83%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQLite
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.50%) Subversion
2 3 (2.50%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.83%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (11.67%) Electronics
2 11 (9.17%) Automotive
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) HTML
2 5 (4.17%) JSON
3 4 (3.33%) RESTful
4 3 (2.50%) Middleware
5 2 (1.67%) HTML5
5 2 (1.67%) Ajax
5 2 (1.67%) WinForms
6 1 (0.83%) ATL
6 1 (0.83%) STL
6 1 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) MFC
6 1 (0.83%) Swing
6 1 (0.83%) Flash
6 1 (0.83%) POSIX
6 1 (0.83%) JNI
6 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 9 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (7.50%) CAN bus
4 8 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.17%) Mechatronics
6 3 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Robotics
7 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.67%) STB
8 1 (0.83%) ASIC
8 1 (0.83%) APACS
8 1 (0.83%) VHDL
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
8 1 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.83%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Windows
4 5 (4.17%) ThreadX
5 3 (2.50%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.67%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.67%) UNIX
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (8.33%) UML
4 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 4 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.50%) OO
7 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.50%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (1.67%) Video Processing
8 2 (1.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.67%) Software Architecture
8 2 (1.67%) Refactoring
8 2 (1.67%) Web Development
8 2 (1.67%) Requirements Management
8 2 (1.67%) TDD
8 2 (1.67%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 103 (85.83%) C
2 68 (56.67%) Embedded C
3 56 (46.67%) C++
4 26 (21.67%) Embedded C++
5 17 (14.17%) Python
6 6 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.17%) SQL
7 5 (4.17%) Lua
8 4 (3.33%) Java
9 3 (2.50%) C#
9 3 (2.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.67%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Ada
11 1 (0.83%) AWK
11 1 (0.83%) Jython
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.67%) EMC
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco
2 1 (0.83%) VMware
2 1 (0.83%) Google
2 1 (0.83%) Green Hills
2 1 (0.83%) Twitter
2 1 (0.83%) Renesas
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