The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 50 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
401 346 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.35% 94.02% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 264 157
Average daily rate £380 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £209 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 52
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £72.50 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Video Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Wiki
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree