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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 212 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 36 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.25 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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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
Hampshire - 14 £350 - 4
Surrey 0 4 £363 - 1
Berkshire +10 2 £420 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (92.86%) C
3 29 (51.79%) Linux
4 22 (39.29%) Embedded C
5 21 (37.50%) ClearCase
6 20 (35.71%) DTV
7 15 (26.79%) DVB
7 15 (26.79%) POSIX
8 14 (25.00%) STB
8 14 (25.00%) Software Architecture
9 13 (23.21%) C++
10 12 (21.43%) UML
11 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
12 7 (12.50%) Automotive
13 6 (10.71%) Python
13 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Development
14 5 (8.93%) Refactoring
14 5 (8.93%) Assembly Language
14 5 (8.93%) Code Coverage
14 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.14%) Electronics
15 4 (7.14%) QNX
15 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
15 4 (7.14%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DVB
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) UPnP
4 2 (3.57%) MPLS
4 2 (3.57%) OSPF
4 2 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.79%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.57%) GDB
3 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) LLVM
3 1 (1.79%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Automotive
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) POSIX
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) DTV
2 14 (25.00%) STB
3 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 6 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (7.14%) Firmware
6 3 (5.36%) VHDL
6 3 (5.36%) Wiki
7 1 (1.79%) MPEG
7 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.57%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.79%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 12 (21.43%) UML
4 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.93%) Refactoring
5 5 (8.93%) Code Coverage
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.36%) TDD
7 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.79%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.79%) OO
9 1 (1.79%) OOD
9 1 (1.79%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (92.86%) C
2 22 (39.29%) Embedded C
3 13 (23.21%) C++
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) QNX
2 2 (3.57%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.79%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
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