Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 11 July 2020 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 77 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 21 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 1.47% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.77% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £400 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 540 1,189 1,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.19% 83.44% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 636 707
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £282 £208
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 93
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +3.93% -16.55%
10th Percentile £11.89 £10.11 £10.81
90th Percentile £66.00 £58.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.40% - -44.44%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in Hertfordshire

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Embedded Software Development in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Hertfordshire

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +3 2 - -
Embedded Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++