Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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.

Embedded Software Developer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 352 371
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.035% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
South East median daily rate - £338 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.54% -25.33%
England median daily rate £338 £365 £280
% change year-on-year -7.53% +30.36% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
South East median hourly rate - £42.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +2.35%
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +11.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,398 14,448 17,377
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 93.78% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,205 8,533 10,264
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 745 894
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -8.04% +18.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

Embedded Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Developer in the South East

Embedded Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Developer in the South East

Embedded Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Developer in the South East

Embedded Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Embedded Software Developer
England

Embedded Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Embedded Software Developer 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 South East region featuring Embedded Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) GCC
3 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (50.00%) MQTT
3 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (50.00%) MISRA
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 26262
4 1 (25.00%) RS-232
4 1 (25.00%) RS-485
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VectorCAST
4 1 (25.00%) IEC 62304

Embedded Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
1 2 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) RS-232
2 1 (25.00%) RS-485
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) GCC
2 1 (25.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (25.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 26262