The median contractor rate for a Embedded Software Engineer was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.06% - 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £328 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £345
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year +14.64% +1.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 223 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.81% 96.54% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 137 128
Median daily rate £353 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 23
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.40 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Dorset

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Dorset

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Dorset

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Bournemouth - 1 £328 -
Embedded Software Engineer
South West

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

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

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC