Embedded Software Engineer Contracts in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
England > South East

The median Embedded Software Engineer daily rate in the South East is £450, according to job vacancies posted in the 6 months leading up to 22 July 2024.

The table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 147 207 263
Rank change year-on-year +60 +56 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 45 4 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.069% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.072% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
10th Percentile £378 £407 -
25th Percentile £425 £409 £398
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £436 £408
Median % change year-on-year +3.24% +6.97% +8.67%
75th Percentile £513 £489 £415
90th Percentile £525 £503 -
England median daily rate £475 £513 £438
% change year-on-year -7.32% +17.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 1 7
10th Percentile £46.00 - £46.25
25th Percentile £51.06 £54.85 £48.75
Median hourly rate £65.85 £58.91 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.79% +12.20% +13.51%
75th Percentile £70.00 £62.96 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 - £57.00
England median hourly rate £70.00 £57.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +21.74% +6.98% +7.50%

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies 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.

Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 4,926 5,532 7,788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.28% 94.89% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,965 3,818 5,356
10th Percentile £255 £225 £220
25th Percentile £406 £388 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £519 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £630 £609 £600
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £540
% change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 251 319
10th Percentile £13.84 £16.00 £12.54
25th Percentile £20.75 £21.05 £16.25
Median hourly rate £56.69 £50.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +13.39% +132.56% -8.14%
75th Percentile £70.40 £65.01 £48.75
90th Percentile £80.00 £75.00 £65.35
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.06 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.53% +72.76% +27.50%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2024.

Daily rate histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2024.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +20 29 - - 8
Thames Valley +26 6 £450 -5.26% 5
Oxfordshire - 6 £450 -
Surrey - 5 £450 - 4
Sussex - 4 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2024, Embedded Software Engineer contract job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (97.78%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) C++
3 22 (48.89%) Software-Defined Radio
4 21 (46.67%) Git
5 20 (44.44%) Firmware
6 19 (42.22%) Aerospace
6 19 (42.22%) JIRA
7 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 16 (35.56%) Scrum
8 16 (35.56%) Agile
8 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (33.33%) Bitbucket
10 13 (28.89%) GoogleTest
10 13 (28.89%) Confluence
10 13 (28.89%) Google
10 13 (28.89%) Eclipse
10 13 (28.89%) SNMP
11 11 (24.44%) UML
11 11 (24.44%) HTML
11 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 11 (24.44%) CSS
11 11 (24.44%) SysML
11 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
11 11 (24.44%) Robot Framework
12 9 (20.00%) C
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
14 7 (15.56%) Validation
15 6 (13.33%) Python
16 5 (11.11%) Test Automation

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.89%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Software-Defined Radio
2 13 (28.89%) SNMP
3 4 (8.89%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Git
2 19 (42.22%) JIRA
3 15 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 13 (28.89%) Eclipse
4 13 (28.89%) GoogleTest
5 11 (24.44%) Robot Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (4.44%) TestRail
General
1 19 (42.22%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Aviation
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.89%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Agile
2 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) SysML
3 11 (24.44%) UML
4 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (15.56%) Validation
6 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
7 4 (8.89%) Software Optimisation
8 3 (6.67%) Verification and Validation
9 2 (4.44%) Design Patterns
9 2 (4.44%) End-to-End Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Multithreaded Programming
9 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.44%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.44%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C++
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) C
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) Assembly Language
5 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PhD
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) JTAG
2 2 (4.44%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Firmware
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Firmware
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Google
2 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) QNX