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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 216 250 205
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 40 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.20% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 19
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
8084 8833 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.18% 93.80% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4897 4752 4106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 432 465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 16 £335 - 6
Berkshire +10 6 - - 6
Middlesex +3 5 £335 -
Surrey -10 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £370 - 4
West Sussex - 2 - - 4
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (80.00%) C
3 43 (66.15%) Embedded C
4 23 (35.38%) Linux
5 22 (33.85%) C++
6 17 (26.15%) Wireless
7 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 13 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 10 (15.38%) ClearCase
8 10 (15.38%) Electronics
8 10 (15.38%) VHDL
8 10 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (13.85%) Software Architecture
10 8 (12.31%) LTE
10 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
10 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
10 8 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (12.31%) Device Driver
10 8 (12.31%) Scrum
10 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.31%) SOA
10 8 (12.31%) SQL
11 7 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (9.23%) STB
12 6 (9.23%) Automotive
12 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
13 5 (7.69%) UML
13 5 (7.69%) DVB
13 5 (7.69%) Simulink
13 5 (7.69%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (7.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) Wireless
2 8 (12.31%) LTE
3 5 (7.69%) DVB
4 4 (6.15%) 3G
4 4 (6.15%) 3GPP
4 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 4 (6.15%) Modbus
4 4 (6.15%) PPP
4 4 (6.15%) ZigBee
5 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.62%) RS-232
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) ClearCase
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.69%) Subversion
5 3 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Electronics
3 6 (9.23%) Automotive
4 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.62%) Avionics
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) VHDL
2 8 (12.31%) Device Driver
2 8 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.23%) STB
4 5 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (6.15%) CAN bus
5 4 (6.15%) DTV
6 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) CPLD
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Software Architecture
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
4 8 (12.31%) SOA
5 5 (7.69%) UML
6 4 (6.15%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Business Development
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
8 1 (1.54%) Change Management
8 1 (1.54%) CMMI
8 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.54%) OO
8 1 (1.54%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.54%) SysML
8 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C
2 43 (66.15%) Embedded C
3 22 (33.85%) C++
4 13 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.62%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.08%) Ada
9 1 (1.54%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) MISRA
2 4 (6.15%) ISO26262
3 3 (4.62%) MISRA C
4 2 (3.08%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Freescale
2 1 (1.54%) Altera
2 1 (1.54%) Serena
2 1 (1.54%) Wind River
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago