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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 236 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 20 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£360 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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
Oxfordshire - 6 £360 -
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 4
Surrey -1 1 - - 3
West Sussex -24 1 - - 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (83.33%) C
3 14 (46.67%) Embedded C
4 10 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (23.33%) Device Driver
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Electronics
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
9 3 (10.00%) Firmware
9 3 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
9 3 (10.00%) Subversion
10 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
10 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.67%) Video Processing
10 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
10 2 (6.67%) Java
10 2 (6.67%) Code Coverage
10 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
10 2 (6.67%) Automotive
10 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
10 2 (6.67%) Robotics
11 1 (3.33%) Mechatronics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) DVB
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Ajax
1 1 (3.33%) POSIX
1 1 (3.33%) Swing
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (23.33%) Device Driver
3 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Robotics
5 1 (3.33%) Mechatronics
5 1 (3.33%) VHDL
5 1 (3.33%) STB
5 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) ThreadX
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Video Processing
4 2 (6.67%) Code Coverage
4 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) CMMI
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) OOD
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C
2 14 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 10 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Lua
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Green Hills
1 1 (3.33%) VMware
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco
1 1 (3.33%) EMC
1 1 (3.33%) Renesas
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