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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 250 268 224
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 21 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.042% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.053% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 8
Median daily rate £345 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £425 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
7308 7508 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.21% 78.60% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 4280 3812
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 264 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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
Hampshire - 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £340 -
Middlesex - 3 £360 -
East Sussex - 2 £255 -
Berkshire -8 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 29 (78.38%) C
3 19 (51.35%) Wireless
3 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
3 19 (51.35%) Embedded C
3 19 (51.35%) VHDL
4 18 (48.65%) LTE
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) C++
6 9 (24.32%) 3GPP
6 9 (24.32%) PPP
6 9 (24.32%) 3G
6 9 (24.32%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (18.92%) Ada
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) UML
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 6 (16.22%) OO
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) C#
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.51%) Tcl
9 5 (13.51%) Perl
9 5 (13.51%) DO-178B
9 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (13.51%) Avionics
9 5 (13.51%) Ada 95
10 4 (10.81%) RS-232
10 4 (10.81%) C++/CLI
10 4 (10.81%) Telelogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Wireless
2 18 (48.65%) LTE
3 9 (24.32%) 3G
3 9 (24.32%) 3GPP
3 9 (24.32%) PPP
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) RS-232
6 2 (5.41%) HTTP
6 2 (5.41%) IPsec
6 2 (5.41%) RS-422
6 2 (5.41%) ZigBee
7 1 (2.70%) 802.15
7 1 (2.70%) ASN.1
7 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) X.509
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) GDB
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Avionics
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Software Engineer
2 19 (51.35%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (51.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (48.65%) VHDL Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) PCB Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) MFC
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) VHDL
2 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) SDLC
4 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.70%) OOD
5 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C
2 19 (51.35%) Embedded C
3 9 (24.32%) C++
4 7 (18.92%) Ada
5 6 (16.22%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) Ada 95
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) Tcl
7 4 (10.81%) C++/CLI
8 2 (5.41%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) QNX
2 4 (10.81%) Telelogic
3 1 (2.70%) HP