Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 12 December 2018 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 East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +60
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate - £354 £345
% change year-on-year - +2.54% +4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +3.14%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 345 435 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.03% 80.26% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 328 285
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £181 £221 £194
90th Percentile £600 £625 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +83.50% -28.21%
10th Percentile £11.24 £25.30 £9.61
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.00 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in Kent

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Development in Kent

Embedded Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Rochester - 3 - -
Embedded Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Simulink
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B