Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 77 93
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 14 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.75% 1.10% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.18% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% - -
South West median daily rate £394 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +26.00% -21.88% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -27.27% +0.92%
10th Percentile £43.50 £22.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £43.00 £57.50
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +8.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,727 1,103 1,278
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 93.55% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 717 813
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £427 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.63% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 36
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £14.98 £14.65 £12.90
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% -9.09% +10.00%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in Wiltshire

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Engineer in Wiltshire

Embedded Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Engineer in Wiltshire

Embedded Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Swindon -13 8 £413 +0.61% 5
Chippenham -1 4 £375 - 1
Embedded Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, Embedded 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 Wiltshire region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) C
3 9 (64.29%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Embedded C
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Confluence
7 3 (21.43%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (7.14%) Yocto
9 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (7.14%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
9 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 1 (7.14%) Time Management
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
9 1 (7.14%) ThreadX
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (7.14%) Firmware
9 1 (7.14%) Shell Script

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) ASIC
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.14%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (7.14%) ThreadX
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C
2 9 (64.29%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) Ada
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware