The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 231 230 245
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.093% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £39.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Embedded Software Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6777 6136 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.86% 71.32% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 3427 3292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 241 317
Average hourly rate £21.82 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £45.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South East region.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 5 £425 -
Middlesex +2 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 3
Hampshire -13 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (80.95%) C
2 32 (76.19%) Software Engineering
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) Embedded C
4 14 (33.33%) C++
4 14 (33.33%) GDB
5 10 (23.81%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) Electronics
6 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) IPv4
7 5 (11.90%) IPv6
7 5 (11.90%) Firmware
7 5 (11.90%) Finance
7 5 (11.90%) Maven
7 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.90%) Android
7 5 (11.90%) Hudson
8 4 (9.52%) JFace
8 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.52%) QA
8 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Degree
8 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 4 (9.52%) Software Testing

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) IPv4
2 5 (11.90%) IPv6
3 3 (7.14%) 3G
4 2 (4.76%) LTE
4 2 (4.76%) 2G
4 2 (4.76%) UTRAN
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
4 2 (4.76%) OSPF
4 2 (4.76%) BGP
4 2 (4.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) GDB
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Hudson
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) ProC
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (23.81%) Electronics
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Software Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Programmer
3 7 (16.67%) C Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C Programmer
4 6 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) UI Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) JFace
2 2 (4.76%) HTML5
2 2 (4.76%) OpenCL
2 2 (4.76%) DirectCompute
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (9.52%) VHDL
2 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) CUDA
3 2 (4.76%) Interactive TV
3 2 (4.76%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) IPTV
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (2.38%) UML
7 1 (2.38%) OOD
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C
2 15 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 14 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Green Hills
3 3 (7.14%) QNX
4 2 (4.76%) Perforce
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £39 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago