Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded Software Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +137
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.031% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% - -
England median daily rate £375 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +11 3 £350 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the East Midlands region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) C
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (37.50%) ZigBee
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) MQTT
5 2 (25.00%) XMPP
5 2 (25.00%) Z-Wave
6 1 (12.50%) MISRA
6 1 (12.50%) GDB
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
6 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 3 (37.50%) ZigBee
2 2 (25.00%) MQTT
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Z-Wave
3 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GDB
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) Groovy
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JTAG
1 1 (12.50%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft