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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 533 545 475
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -70
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 62 33 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.062% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.067% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 70
Average hourly rate £36.25 £34.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 0 59 £350 +5.66% 53
South East +20 33 £350 +16.66% 9
Hampshire +4 13 £344 - 2
East of England -25 12 £340 -15.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £350 -8.19% 12
Southampton - 6 £350 -
London +16 5 £463 - 3
Cambridge -9 4 £370 -7.50% 8
South West - 4 £338 - 6
Surrey +4 3 £363 - 1
Berkshire +11 2 £420 +40.00% 1
Peterborough +6 2 £350 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 6
Scotland - 2 - -
Norfolk -8 1 - - 1
West Midlands -22 1 - - 5
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 122 (95.31%) Software Engineering
2 107 (83.59%) C
3 58 (45.31%) Linux
4 53 (41.41%) Embedded C
5 45 (35.16%) C++
6 24 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (17.97%) ClearCase
8 22 (17.19%) DTV
8 22 (17.19%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (15.63%) Device Driver
9 20 (15.63%) Electronics
10 18 (14.06%) Python
11 17 (13.28%) Embedded C++
12 16 (12.50%) POSIX
12 16 (12.50%) STB
13 14 (10.94%) Software Architecture
14 13 (10.16%) Degree
14 13 (10.16%) Assembly Language
14 13 (10.16%) DVB
15 12 (9.38%) Firmware
15 12 (9.38%) C#
15 12 (9.38%) UML
15 12 (9.38%) Scrum
16 11 (8.59%) Automotive
16 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
16 11 (8.59%) Embedded Software Development
17 10 (7.81%) MPEG
17 10 (7.81%) Windows
17 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
17 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) DVB
2 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.47%) Wireless
3 7 (5.47%) RTP
4 6 (4.69%) ZigBee
5 5 (3.91%) Broadband
6 3 (2.34%) Modbus
6 3 (2.34%) DLNA
6 3 (2.34%) RTSP
6 3 (2.34%) GPRS
6 3 (2.34%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.56%) 802.15
7 2 (1.56%) MPLS
7 2 (1.56%) OSPF
7 2 (1.56%) BGP
7 2 (1.56%) GSM
7 2 (1.56%) UPnP
7 2 (1.56%) LTE
8 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (17.97%) ClearCase
2 9 (7.03%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) LabVIEW
4 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.13%) GDB
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.78%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.78%) LLVM
8 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 20 (15.63%) Electronics
2 11 (8.59%) Automotive
3 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) German Language
4 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) POSIX
2 6 (4.69%) GStreamer
3 5 (3.91%) Silverlight
3 5 (3.91%) Middleware
4 3 (2.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) Qt
5 1 (0.78%) wxWidgets
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (17.19%) DTV
3 20 (15.63%) Device Driver
4 16 (12.50%) STB
5 12 (9.38%) Firmware
6 10 (7.81%) MPEG
7 9 (7.03%) IPTV
8 6 (4.69%) Streaming Video
9 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.34%) CAN bus
10 3 (2.34%) Wiki
10 3 (2.34%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.34%) Interactive TV
10 3 (2.34%) VHDL
11 2 (1.56%) Robotics
12 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.31%) Linux
2 22 (17.19%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (7.81%) Windows
4 6 (4.69%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.91%) VxWorks
6 4 (3.13%) UNIX
7 3 (2.34%) Android
8 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (95.31%) Software Engineering
2 14 (10.94%) Software Architecture
3 12 (9.38%) UML
3 12 (9.38%) Scrum
4 11 (8.59%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.47%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.47%) Refactoring
7 7 (5.47%) TDD
8 5 (3.91%) Code Coverage
9 4 (3.13%) OO
9 4 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.13%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.13%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (2.34%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.34%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.34%) DRM
11 2 (1.56%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 107 (83.59%) C
2 53 (41.41%) Embedded C
3 45 (35.16%) C++
4 18 (14.06%) Python
5 17 (13.28%) Embedded C++
6 13 (10.16%) Assembly Language
7 12 (9.38%) C#
8 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.69%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.34%) Java
11 2 (1.56%) VC++
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (5.47%) Perforce
2 6 (4.69%) QNX
3 3 (2.34%) CA
4 2 (1.56%) Green Hills
4 2 (1.56%) Coverity
4 2 (1.56%) Wind River
5 1 (0.78%) EMC
5 1 (0.78%) Intel
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Thame
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago