The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
England / South West
Rank 120 128 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.08 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2472 2764 2949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1872 1891
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 161 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the South West region.

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the South West region.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire +1 4 £433 - 1
Dorset +3 2 £326 -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) C++
3 17 (60.71%) C
4 16 (57.14%) Embedded C
5 15 (53.57%) Embedded C++
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
10 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) Lua
12 3 (10.71%) EMC
12 3 (10.71%) Automotive
13 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.14%) C#
13 2 (7.14%) MISRA
13 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (7.14%) Renesas
14 1 (3.57%) MQTT
14 1 (3.57%) Coaching
14 1 (3.57%) BusyBox
14 1 (3.57%) RS-485
14 1 (3.57%) V-Model
14 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
14 1 (3.57%) AMQP

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) AMQP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) MQTT
3 1 (3.57%) RS-485
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (21.43%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) HOOD
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) C
3 16 (57.14%) Embedded C
4 15 (53.57%) Embedded C++
5 4 (14.29%) Lua
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) Renesas