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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
UK
Rank 538 551 549
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 57 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
Median daily rate £349 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £304 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £37.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -5 46 £348 +5.30% 59
East of England +11 19 £330 +3.12% 17
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £330 - 15
Cambridge +7 14 £330 - 12
South West +15 12 £425 - 3
South East +4 11 £348 +5.30% 15
Scotland +32 5 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 5 £425 - 1
South Wales - 4 - - 2
Somerset - 4 - -
Bath - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - - 2
Cardiff - 3 - - 1
Hampshire +12 2 - - 3
East Sussex +6 2 - - 1
Middlesex +1 2 £348 +5.30%
West Midlands -9 2 - - 5
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +21 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +17 1 - - 6
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 10
London +6 1 £1,000 +589.65% 4
Cheltenham +6 1 £340 -
Dorset +1 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 2

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 121 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 92 (74.80%) C
3 73 (59.35%) Embedded C
4 72 (58.54%) C++
5 34 (27.64%) Embedded C++
6 31 (25.20%) Linux
7 29 (23.58%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
9 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
9 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.07%) UML
9 21 (17.07%) OO
10 16 (13.01%) Python
11 15 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
12 14 (11.38%) Windows
13 13 (10.57%) OOA/OOD
13 13 (10.57%) C#
14 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
15 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (8.13%) Degree
15 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
15 10 (8.13%) Bluetooth
15 10 (8.13%) Wireless
15 10 (8.13%) Automotive
15 10 (8.13%) SDLC
15 10 (8.13%) MISRA
16 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
16 9 (7.32%) Electronics
17 8 (6.50%) Multithreading
17 8 (6.50%) Rational DOORS

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 (1.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Simulink
2 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.81%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Bluetooth
1 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
1 10 (8.13%) Wireless
2 7 (5.69%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.07%) ZigBee
4 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.44%) DVB
5 3 (2.44%) HTTP
5 3 (2.44%) SNMP
6 2 (1.63%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.63%) IPv4
6 2 (1.63%) RS-485
7 1 (0.81%) 2G
7 1 (0.81%) AMQP
7 1 (0.81%) IGMP
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
7 1 (0.81%) LTE
7 1 (0.81%) MQTT
7 1 (0.81%) RFID
7 1 (0.81%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.25%) JIRA
3 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.44%) CppUnit
4 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.63%) Automake
5 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.81%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.81%) GCC
6 1 (0.81%) GDB
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.13%) Automotive
2 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.32%) Electronics
3 4 (3.25%) Military
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Avionics
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) HTML
1 3 (2.44%) HTML5
1 3 (2.44%) Node.js
1 3 (2.44%) REST
2 2 (1.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (1.63%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.63%) Yocto
3 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (4.07%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.25%) Digital TV
4 4 (3.25%) STB
5 3 (2.44%) MPEG
6 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Robotics
7 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.20%) Linux
2 15 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (11.38%) Windows
4 6 (4.88%) Unix
4 6 (4.88%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.44%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.63%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.81%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.07%) OO
2 21 (17.07%) UML
3 13 (10.57%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (8.13%) SDLC
5 8 (6.50%) Multithreading
6 7 (5.69%) Scrum
7 5 (4.07%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.07%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.25%) Software Architecture
8 4 (3.25%) TDD
8 4 (3.25%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (2.44%) Machine Learning
9 3 (2.44%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (74.80%) C
2 73 (59.35%) Embedded C
3 72 (58.54%) C++
4 34 (27.64%) Embedded C++
5 16 (13.01%) Python
6 13 (10.57%) C#
7 7 (5.69%) Assembly Language
7 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.07%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.07%) SQL
9 4 (3.25%) Lua
10 3 (2.44%) Java
10 3 (2.44%) Perl
11 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.13%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) MISRA
2 5 (4.07%) MISRA C
3 3 (2.44%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.81%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.81%) ISO26262
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Firmware
2 2 (1.63%) iptables
2 2 (1.63%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.81%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 2 (1.63%) Atmel
1 2 (1.63%) EMC
1 2 (1.63%) IBM
1 2 (1.63%) Renesas
2 1 (0.81%) Coverity
2 1 (0.81%) Freescale
2 1 (0.81%) Intel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.81%) QNX
2 1 (0.81%) Twitter
2 1 (0.81%) Xilinx
Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago