The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 564 567
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 64 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 13
Median daily rate £413 £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.06% +7.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £388 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 19
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £35.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.73 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
East of England 0 16 £706 +135.41% 11
London +4 15 £600 +67.83% 2
South East +18 8 £355 +5.18% 5
East Midlands -4 8 £381 - 1
South West +7 7 £425 +33.85% 6
Yorkshire +29 4 - -
West Midlands +19 4 - - 1
North West +22 1 - - 3
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 132 (99.25%) Software Engineering
2 98 (73.68%) C
3 82 (61.65%) Embedded C
4 54 (40.60%) C++
5 34 (25.56%) Linux
6 23 (17.29%) Embedded C++
7 19 (14.29%) Aerospace
8 18 (13.53%) Python
9 17 (12.78%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (12.03%) C#
11 14 (10.53%) OO
11 14 (10.53%) Assembly Language
11 14 (10.53%) Electronics
12 13 (9.77%) Bluetooth
12 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
12 13 (9.77%) SDLC
13 12 (9.02%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (9.02%) Device Driver
14 11 (8.27%) Automotive
14 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
14 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (7.52%) OOD
15 10 (7.52%) MATLAB
16 9 (6.77%) Scrum
16 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
16 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
16 9 (6.77%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (6.77%) MISRA
17 8 (6.02%) IEC 62304

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (1.50%) Simulink
1 2 (1.50%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Bluetooth
2 8 (6.02%) Wireless
3 7 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.76%) ZigBee
5 4 (3.01%) FlexRay
5 4 (3.01%) MQTT
6 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.75%) DVB
7 1 (0.75%) Profibus
7 1 (0.75%) RS-232
7 1 (0.75%) SNMP
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.75%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) GCC
5 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.26%) JIRA
6 2 (1.50%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.75%) GDB
7 1 (0.75%) GitLab
General
1 19 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 14 (10.53%) Electronics
3 11 (8.27%) Automotive
4 5 (3.76%) Avionics
5 2 (1.50%) German Language
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Finance
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) XMPP
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) GStreamer
3 1 (0.75%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.75%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (0.75%) Qt
3 1 (0.75%) WCF
3 1 (0.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Device Driver
1 12 (9.02%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (7.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Robotics
6 1 (0.75%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) MPEG
6 1 (0.75%) SCADA
6 1 (0.75%) STB
6 1 (0.75%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.56%) Linux
2 17 (12.78%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (6.02%) VxWorks
3 8 (6.02%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.50%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (99.25%) Software Engineering
2 14 (10.53%) OO
3 13 (9.77%) SDLC
4 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.52%) OOD
6 9 (6.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (6.77%) Scrum
7 7 (5.26%) Coaching
7 7 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
8 5 (3.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.76%) Data Acquisition
8 5 (3.76%) UML
8 5 (3.76%) Validation
9 4 (3.01%) Cryptography
9 4 (3.01%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.26%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (2.26%) Requirements Management
11 2 (1.50%) Prototyping
11 2 (1.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 98 (73.68%) C
2 82 (61.65%) Embedded C
3 54 (40.60%) C++
4 23 (17.29%) Embedded C++
5 18 (13.53%) Python
6 16 (12.03%) C#
7 14 (10.53%) Assembly Language
8 10 (7.52%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.01%) Java
10 3 (2.26%) Ada
11 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.50%) SQL
12 1 (0.75%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Delphi
12 1 (0.75%) Lua
12 1 (0.75%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) MISRA
2 8 (6.02%) IEC 62304
3 7 (5.26%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.50%) QA
5 1 (0.75%) DO-254
5 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.26%) Wind River
2 2 (1.50%) EMC
2 2 (1.50%) Freescale
3 1 (0.75%) Altera
3 1 (0.75%) Atmel
3 1 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.75%) MathWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £46.00 - £56.00 per hour
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