The table below looks at the statistics for the Real Time Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Real Time Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Software Engineer
Rank - 589 538
Contract jobs requiring a Real Time Software Engineer 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.008% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £600 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £308
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Real Time Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Real Time Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Real Time Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Real Time Software Engineer within the UK.

Real Time Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Real Time Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Real Time Software Engineer within the UK.

Real Time Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Real Time Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Borland
5 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) STL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) ASN.1
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Lua
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Qt
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

Real Time Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Borland
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago