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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 238 239 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 40 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Median daily rate £320 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £377 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.41% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
9175 9514 8893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.34% 94.33% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5217 4881
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 £225 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 460 487
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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
Hampshire +12 18 - - 3
Surrey -8 6 - - 4
West Sussex -14 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - - 2
Berkshire +3 2 £310 +29.16% 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (87.32%) C
3 52 (73.24%) Embedded C
4 27 (38.03%) Telecoms
5 24 (33.80%) Wireless
6 21 (29.58%) Embedded Software Development
7 20 (28.17%) C++
7 20 (28.17%) Linux
8 19 (26.76%) LTE
9 18 (25.35%) VHDL
10 13 (18.31%) Electronics
11 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.49%) Embedded C++
12 10 (14.08%) UML
13 9 (12.68%) Automotive
13 9 (12.68%) Scrum
13 9 (12.68%) ClearCase
13 9 (12.68%) 3GPP
13 9 (12.68%) PPP
13 9 (12.68%) 3G
13 9 (12.68%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (12.68%) Software Architecture
14 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
14 8 (11.27%) SOA
14 8 (11.27%) SQL
15 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
15 6 (8.45%) Subversion
15 6 (8.45%) MISRA
16 5 (7.04%) DTV

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 3 (4.23%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) Wireless
2 19 (26.76%) LTE
3 9 (12.68%) 3G
3 9 (12.68%) 3GPP
3 9 (12.68%) PPP
4 4 (5.63%) RS-232
5 2 (2.82%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.82%) DVB
5 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.41%) Broadband
6 1 (1.41%) IPsec
6 1 (1.41%) Modbus
6 1 (1.41%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) ClearCase
2 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.45%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) Hudson
6 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.41%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (38.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.31%) Electronics
3 9 (12.68%) Automotive
4 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.23%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
1 1 (1.41%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) VHDL
2 9 (12.68%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.04%) DTV
4 4 (5.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.23%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.23%) STB
6 1 (1.41%) CPLD
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) ThreadX
3 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.58%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) UML
5 9 (12.68%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) Software Architecture
6 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
6 8 (11.27%) SOA
7 4 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Business Development
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) SDLC
8 2 (2.82%) Signal Processing
8 2 (2.82%) Validation
9 1 (1.41%) Change Management
9 1 (1.41%) CMMI
9 1 (1.41%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.41%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.41%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) C
2 52 (73.24%) Embedded C
3 20 (28.17%) C++
4 11 (15.49%) Embedded C++
5 8 (11.27%) SQL
6 4 (5.63%) Assembly Language
6 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.23%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Ada
8 2 (2.82%) Java
9 1 (1.41%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.41%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) MISRA
2 3 (4.23%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.23%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Freescale
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) QNX
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