The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £706 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 121 141
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 17 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £706 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £33.40 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.31 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2198 2442 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.93% 96.14% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1386 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +12 16 £706 +135.41% 13
Essex -16 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 27 June 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 39 (100.00%) C
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (76.92%) Embedded C
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) Embedded C++
6 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
7 6 (15.38%) VxWorks
8 5 (12.82%) Electronics
8 5 (12.82%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.26%) Automotive
9 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.69%) MISRA
10 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
10 3 (7.69%) Assembly Language
10 3 (7.69%) C#
10 3 (7.69%) Wireless
10 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
11 2 (5.13%) JIRA
11 2 (5.13%) Robotics
11 2 (5.13%) German Language
11 2 (5.13%) QA
11 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.13%) Subversion
11 2 (5.13%) XMPP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) MQTT
2 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
1 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.56%) GitLab
General
1 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 4 (10.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.13%) German Language
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XMPP
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.56%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.13%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) VxWorks
3 5 (12.82%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (5.13%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (5.13%) Prototyping
4 1 (2.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) OO
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C
2 30 (76.92%) Embedded C
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) Embedded C++
6 3 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) MISRA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Atmel
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