Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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 Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 550 587
Rank change year-on-year -61 +37 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.050% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.053% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
London median daily rate £425 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +47.06% -28.42%
10th Percentile £321 £380 £263
90th Percentile £535 £630 £444
England median daily rate £373 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.75% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -15.58% -1.28%
10th Percentile £40.75 £30.75 £37.75
90th Percentile £49.63 £46.25 £39.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 42,561 37,737 41,336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,754 26,902 29,792
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 492 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.88% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.49% +14.27%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in London

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in London

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in London

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in London

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -49 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Embedded Software 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 London region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) C
2 10 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C++
3 5 (35.71%) Firmware
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Qt
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) JTAG
6 2 (14.29%) Android
7 1 (7.14%) Yocto
7 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (7.14%) STB
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Robotics
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) RS-232
2 1 (7.14%) RS-485
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Robotics
2 1 (7.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C++
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware