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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 138 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 9 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.045% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.065% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
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
2421 1538 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.39% 69.69% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1010 1077
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 105 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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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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 - 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
4 7 (53.85%) Middleware
5 6 (46.15%) VxWorks
5 6 (46.15%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (46.15%) Avionics
5 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
6 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
7 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Automotive
9 2 (15.38%) UML
9 2 (15.38%) VC++
9 2 (15.38%) Firmware
9 2 (15.38%) Internet
9 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Electronics
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.69%) wxWidgets
10 1 (7.69%) Chemistry
10 1 (7.69%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
10 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Avionics
2 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) wxWidgets
2 1 (7.69%) GTK+
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Chemistry
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) VxWorks
1 6 (46.15%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) SysML
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) VC++
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Ada
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) NorthgateArinso
1 1 (7.69%) Siemens
1 1 (7.69%) Sony
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