The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.54% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Embedded Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 149 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 77.31% 78.01% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 88 123
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.62% +25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.60 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - - - - 2
Embedded Software Development
South West

Embedded Software Development
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
Wimborne, Dorset
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Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
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