Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 364 378
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 -28
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.096% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
South East median daily rate £353 £360 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -2.70% -1.33%
10th Percentile £305 £305 £303
90th Percentile £357 £400 £426
England median daily rate £355 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.80% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +3.14% -1.24%
10th Percentile £36.63 £37.95 £36.53
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.45 £43.18
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.95% +5.67%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in the South East

Embedded Software Development
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 Development in the South East.

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

Embedded Software Development
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 Development in the South East.

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

Embedded Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Software Development in the South East

Embedded Software Development
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 Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
East Sussex +5 5 £353 -6.00%
Surrey -10 5 - -
Hampshire +9 2 - - 1
Thames Valley -14 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 12 (75.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Electronics
4 6 (37.50%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) DO-178B
5 5 (31.25%) Avionics
5 5 (31.25%) Ada
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 4 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Effects
7 3 (18.75%) Android Development
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 2 (12.50%) iPhone
8 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (12.50%) GCC

Embedded Software Development
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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) MQTT
2 2 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) GCC
4 1 (6.25%) FishEye
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Android Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (12.50%) WebSockets
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) DirectX
3 1 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (6.25%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
2 6 (37.50%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Android Development
4 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 3 (18.75%) Visual Effects
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) CAD
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 1 (6.25%) Neural Network
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Physics
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Ada
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) MISRA
2 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) zsh
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft