Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded Software Development
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +37
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.02% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Dorset median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 £38.38
% change year-on-year - +10.75% -1.60%

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 240 336 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.36% 75.00% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 243 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £205 £226 £231
90th Percentile £500 £523 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.45 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in Dorset

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Dorset

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware