The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Embedded Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 133 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% - 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3137 2338 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.61% 95.12% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1380 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 146 186
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Coventry - 1 £325 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) C
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) SNMP
5 8 (53.33%) C++
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) Scrum
6 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (40.00%) Regular Expression
7 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (40.00%) iptables
7 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (40.00%) CppUnit
7 6 (40.00%) OpenSSH
7 6 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (40.00%) IPv4
7 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (40.00%) Unix
7 6 (40.00%) ClearCase
8 5 (33.33%) Yocto
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (20.00%) Python
11 2 (13.33%) Ajax
11 2 (13.33%) Electronics
11 2 (13.33%) Web Design
11 2 (13.33%) Node.js
11 2 (13.33%) WebSockets

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SNMP
2 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (40.00%) IPv4
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (40.00%) CppUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (13.33%) Automake
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (33.33%) Yocto
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) WebSockets
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) iptables
1 6 (40.00%) OpenSSH
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