The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 242 221 224
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 18 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.25% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£425 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £316 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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
8669 8213 7418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.83% 91.88% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 4545 3774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 435 580
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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 - 8 - - 4
Oxfordshire -17 4 £425 +46.55% 4
Hampshire +2 1 - - 3
West Sussex -20 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (78.79%) C
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
5 9 (27.27%) Electronics
5 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
6 8 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
9 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
9 4 (12.12%) Assembly Language
9 4 (12.12%) IEC 61508
9 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
9 4 (12.12%) Android Development
9 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
10 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
10 3 (9.09%) CAN bus
10 3 (9.09%) Subversion
10 3 (9.09%) Firmware
10 3 (9.09%) Python
10 3 (9.09%) Automotive
11 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
11 2 (6.06%) VHDL
11 2 (6.06%) Robotics
11 2 (6.06%) LTE

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) DVB
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Swing
1 1 (3.03%) Flash
1 1 (3.03%) POSIX
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 8 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) CAN bus
4 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (6.06%) Robotics
5 2 (6.06%) VHDL
6 1 (3.03%) Verilog
6 1 (3.03%) STB
6 1 (3.03%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) ThreadX
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) Android Development
2 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Video Processing
3 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) BDD
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.03%) UML
4 1 (3.03%) OOD
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) CMMI
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
4 6 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.12%) Assembly Language
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.03%) Lua
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco
1 1 (3.03%) EMC
1 1 (3.03%) VMware
1 1 (3.03%) Green Hills
1 1 (3.03%) Renesas
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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