The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -17.05%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
531 534 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.20% 21.83% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 223 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 28
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Systems.

1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) VC++