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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 255 267 223
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -44
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 7 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.063% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.078% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £360 £359 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £306 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £412 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £39.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%
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
7200 7654 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.55% 79.92% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4587 3874
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 245 254
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.04 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 4 £360 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £330 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 28 (84.85%) C
3 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
3 17 (51.52%) VHDL
4 16 (48.48%) Wireless
4 16 (48.48%) Embedded C
4 16 (48.48%) LTE
5 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) C++
7 8 (24.24%) PPP
7 8 (24.24%) 3GPP
7 8 (24.24%) 3G
8 7 (21.21%) Ada
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) UML
8 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Tcl
10 5 (15.15%) IBM
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) MFC
11 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) QNX
11 4 (12.12%) Telelogic
11 4 (12.12%) Avionics
11 4 (12.12%) C++/CLI

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

Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) LTE
1 16 (48.48%) Wireless
2 8 (24.24%) 3G
2 8 (24.24%) 3GPP
2 8 (24.24%) PPP
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) RS-232
5 3 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) RS-422
7 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
7 1 (3.03%) X.509
7 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Avionics
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (48.48%) VHDL Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) PCB Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) MFC
2 1 (3.03%) DirectCompute
2 1 (3.03%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) VHDL
2 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) CUDA
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) UML
3 4 (12.12%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.03%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C
2 16 (48.48%) Embedded C
3 9 (27.27%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Ada
4 7 (21.21%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) Tcl
6 4 (12.12%) Ada 95
6 4 (12.12%) C++/CLI
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) QNX
2 4 (12.12%) Telelogic
3 1 (3.03%) HP