The median contractor rate for a Embedded Software Engineer was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Embedded Software Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 220 243
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 12 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.53% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £378 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.02% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £347 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £345
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +7.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer in the South East.

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

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey +13 4 £380 - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £300 - 1
Hampshire -10 2 - - 7
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) C
3 10 (47.62%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Automotive
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 3 (14.29%) MISRA
6 3 (14.29%) FlexRay
7 2 (9.52%) Node.js
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) HTTP
7 2 (9.52%) MPEG
7 2 (9.52%) Firmware
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Digital TV
7 2 (9.52%) DVB
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) STB

Embedded Software Engineer 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 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) FlexRay
2 2 (9.52%) DVB
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) 802.15
3 1 (4.76%) IGMP
3 1 (4.76%) RFID
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) Node.js
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Digital TV
1 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Life Science
1 2 (9.52%) MPEG
1 2 (9.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.76%) Post-Production
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) MISRA
2 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
2 1 (4.76%) ISO13485
2 1 (4.76%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Freescale
1 1 (4.76%) QNX
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Certes Computing Ltd
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Certes Computing Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago