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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.76% 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
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
209 171 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.17% 81.43% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 91 93
Average daily rate £440 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
2 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (66.67%) Avionics
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Device Driver

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (66.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
2 4 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland