The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 22 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 / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 57 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +37.50% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 600 540 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 96.95% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 355 566
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 42
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Wales

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Wales

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Wales

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +2 3 £418 - 3
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (70.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) JTAG
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (10.00%) Def Stans
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Green Hills
5 1 (10.00%) Automotive
5 1 (10.00%) Device Driver

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (30.00%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Embedded C
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JTAG
2 1 (10.00%) Def Stans
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Green Hills
1 1 (10.00%) Intel