Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 128 163
Rank change year-on-year -30 +35 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 30 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 1.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.46% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 1
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £319 £275
90th Percentile £461 £433 £325
England median daily rate £373 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -0.53% +8.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 16
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £44.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +18.67% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £30.88
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £46.39
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +8.64% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,210 4,233 4,812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.83% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,383 2,511 2,786
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £211
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 328 360
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -16.28% +10.26%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.50 £11.96
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £19.85
% change year-on-year -0.95% -5.78% +13.40%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -28 19 £300 -11.11% 32
Essex +14 5 £450 +12.50% 10
Hertfordshire -1 3 £300 - 8
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 - 5
Embedded Engineer
England

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Embedded Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) C
3 11 (36.67%) C++
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded C
4 9 (30.00%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) Embedded C++
6 6 (20.00%) Python
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Electronics
8 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.33%) Firmware
8 4 (13.33%) VxWorks
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 4 (13.33%) PLM
8 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.00%) Intel
9 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
9 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (6.67%) IEC 62304
10 2 (6.67%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (6.67%) MISRA C
10 2 (6.67%) MISRA
10 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Automotive

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (30.00%) Wireless
2 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) CMake
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Trac
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (13.33%) VxWorks
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.67%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) PLM
2 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) OOD
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C
2 11 (36.67%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (23.33%) Embedded C++
5 6 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Ada
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) IEC 62304
1 2 (6.67%) MISRA
1 2 (6.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Intel
2 2 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) MKS