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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 251 235 205
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 17 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £353 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £39.40 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 -2 6 - -
Hampshire +7 3 - - 1
West Sussex -2 3 £325 - 2
Berkshire -11 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 - -
Middlesex -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (87.50%) C
3 40 (62.50%) Embedded C
4 28 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 21 (32.81%) Wireless
6 20 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 19 (29.69%) LTE
8 18 (28.13%) VHDL
8 18 (28.13%) Linux
9 16 (25.00%) C++
10 14 (21.88%) Electronics
11 10 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (15.63%) 3G
12 9 (14.06%) ClearCase
12 9 (14.06%) 3GPP
12 9 (14.06%) PPP
13 8 (12.50%) UML
13 8 (12.50%) Automotive
13 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
13 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (10.94%) Degree
14 7 (10.94%) Aerospace
14 7 (10.94%) Digital TV
15 6 (9.38%) Freescale
15 6 (9.38%) RS-232
16 5 (7.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (7.81%) MATLAB
16 5 (7.81%) Assembly Language
16 5 (7.81%) MISRA
17 4 (6.25%) MISRA C

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:

Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Simulink
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) Wireless
2 19 (29.69%) LTE
3 10 (15.63%) 3G
4 9 (14.06%) 3GPP
4 9 (14.06%) PPP
5 6 (9.38%) RS-232
6 4 (6.25%) DVB
7 3 (4.69%) HTTP
8 2 (3.13%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.56%) Broadband
9 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.56%) IPsec
9 1 (1.56%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 28 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 14 (21.88%) Electronics
3 8 (12.50%) Automotive
4 7 (10.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.13%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) HTML5
1 3 (4.69%) Node.js
2 2 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) VHDL
2 10 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (10.94%) Digital TV
4 5 (7.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.69%) MPEG
5 3 (4.69%) STB
6 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.13%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) VxWorks
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 8 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (6.25%) Scrum
5 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
5 3 (4.69%) TDD
6 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (3.13%) SDLC
6 2 (3.13%) SOA
6 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.13%) User Stories
6 2 (3.13%) Validation
7 1 (1.56%) Change Management
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (87.50%) C
2 40 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 16 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (7.81%) Assembly Language
4 5 (7.81%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Ada
7 1 (1.56%) Ada 95
7 1 (1.56%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Tcl
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) MISRA
2 4 (6.25%) MISRA C
3 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.13%) JTAG
4 1 (1.56%) HL7
4 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Freescale
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Perforce
2 1 (1.56%) QNX