The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Development
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 425 433
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £428 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £343 £375
% change year-on-year +6.56% -8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year +16.66% +6.38%  

Embedded Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in London

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Development in London

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Development in London

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) C
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Electronics
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) OpenGL
5 5 (38.46%) GLSL
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (38.46%) OpenGL ES
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Doxygen
6 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (23.08%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (23.08%) Tizen
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
7 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
8 2 (15.38%) Android Development
8 2 (15.38%) Qt
8 2 (15.38%) Lua
8 2 (15.38%) Android
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) Middleware
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (30.77%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Android Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Android Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graphics Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) OpenGL
1 5 (38.46%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (15.38%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (23.08%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Tizen
4 2 (15.38%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C
3 5 (38.46%) GLSL
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Lua
6 1 (7.69%) Java