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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 228 232 237
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 11 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Median daily rate £348 £330 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -8.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
6823 7732 8504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.24% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3934 4531 4617
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 404 416
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.49 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +12 2 - - 3
East Sussex +6 2 - - 1
Middlesex +1 2 £348 +5.30%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 17 (73.91%) C
3 15 (65.22%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
8 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Military
10 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
10 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
11 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 3 (13.04%) User Stories
11 3 (13.04%) MISRA
11 3 (13.04%) Node.js
11 3 (13.04%) REST
11 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 3 (13.04%) STB
11 3 (13.04%) JIRA
11 3 (13.04%) Automotive
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.35%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DVB
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.70%) FlexRay
3 1 (4.35%) 802.15
3 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.35%) IGMP
3 1 (4.35%) RFID
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Military
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
1 3 (13.04%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Yocto
3 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
3 3 (13.04%) Digital TV
3 3 (13.04%) MPEG
3 3 (13.04%) STB
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Hazard Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source
8 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) MISRA
2 2 (8.70%) DO-178B
2 2 (8.70%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.35%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Freescale
1 1 (4.35%) QNX
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