The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -10.66%
Embedded Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 70.61% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Embedded Software Development
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VAX
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared