Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 166 190
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 46 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.89% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.67% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -22.35% +25.93%
10th Percentile £363 £291 £383
90th Percentile £414 £363 £448
England median daily rate £375 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 11
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +12.18% +7.59%
10th Percentile £37.90 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.81 £77.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% +8.44% -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 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 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the East of England.

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

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer in the East of England.

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

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Embedded Software 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 Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire +2 39 £375 +13.64% 20
Hertfordshire -5 5 - -
Bedfordshire -6 1 - -
Essex -15 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (78.26%) C
3 33 (71.74%) Embedded C
4 19 (41.30%) C++
5 18 (39.13%) Linux
5 18 (39.13%) Electronics
6 15 (32.61%) Wireless
7 14 (30.43%) Python
8 13 (28.26%) Embedded C++
9 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (19.57%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
11 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
12 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.22%) Degree
12 7 (15.22%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
13 6 (13.04%) R
13 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
14 5 (10.87%) Firmware
14 5 (10.87%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (8.70%) Windows
15 4 (8.70%) VxWorks
15 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
16 3 (6.52%) MISRA
16 3 (6.52%) Linux Kernel Development
16 3 (6.52%) SDLC
16 3 (6.52%) HTML

Embedded Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Wireless
2 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.17%) 802.11
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.17%) LTE
5 1 (2.17%) MQTT
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.17%) Buildbot
1 1 (2.17%) CMake
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (39.13%) Electronics
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) MFC
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) ASIC
3 1 (2.17%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.17%) Verilog
3 1 (2.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (8.70%) VxWorks
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Kernel Development
5 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.52%) Physics
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) Statistics
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.17%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (2.17%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (2.17%) Prototyping
7 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C
2 33 (71.74%) Embedded C
3 19 (41.30%) C++
4 14 (30.43%) Python
5 13 (28.26%) Embedded C++
6 6 (13.04%) R
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.17%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) MISRA
2 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 5 (10.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Atmel