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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 142 152 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.070% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.077% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
2214 2605 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.90% 77.92% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1740 1598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 136 89
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Devon +10 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £300 -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Simulink
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
4 1 (16.67%) MISRA
4 1 (16.67%) ECSS
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 1 (16.67%) 802.15
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 802.15
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Compact Framework
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ECSS
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA C