The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 143 103 121
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 5 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.045% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.063% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Embedded Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 1589 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.60% 71.06% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1070 1274
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South West region.

Embedded Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South West region.

Embedded Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Dorset - 3 - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (42.86%) Avionics
4 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (28.57%) VC++
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
6 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
6 1 (14.29%) Sony
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Perl

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Avionics
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Chemistry
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sony
1 1 (14.29%) Siemens
1 1 (14.29%) NorthgateArinso
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