Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 222 246
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 -43
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £355 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.80% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.95% +5.67%

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the North West

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in the North West

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304