The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Embedded Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 236 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 16 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 22
Median daily rate £325 £328 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -9.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £37.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.23%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Surrey +6 5 £400 - 1
West Sussex +4 5 £325 - 2
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Embedded Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 28 (77.78%) C
3 20 (55.56%) C++
4 15 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (25.00%) Electronics
8 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 7 (19.44%) Digital TV
10 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 6 (16.67%) Automotive
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Python
10 6 (16.67%) ClearCase
11 5 (13.89%) Device Driver
11 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
11 5 (13.89%) MISRA
12 4 (11.11%) Freescale
12 4 (11.11%) Node.js
12 4 (11.11%) HTML5
12 4 (11.11%) DVB
12 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
12 4 (11.11%) Military
12 4 (11.11%) TDD
12 4 (11.11%) MPEG

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.78%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DVB
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) RS-232
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.56%) FlexRay
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.78%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.78%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (25.00%) Electronics
2 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 6 (16.67%) Automotive
3 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.11%) Military
5 2 (5.56%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) HTML5
1 4 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) Yocto
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (19.44%) Digital TV
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Device Driver
4 4 (11.11%) MPEG
5 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (8.33%) STB
6 2 (5.56%) CAN bus
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.78%) SysML
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C
2 20 (55.56%) C++
3 15 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) Ada
8 1 (2.78%) Ada 95
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) MISRA
2 3 (8.33%) DO-178B
2 3 (8.33%) MISRA C
3 2 (5.56%) JTAG
4 1 (2.78%) HL7
4 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.78%) ISO13485
4 1 (2.78%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Freescale
2 1 (2.78%) Perforce