The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
South East / Berkshire
Rank 107 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £385
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 653 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.72% 26.01% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 360 335
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 36
Median hourly rate £22.98 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +68.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Reading +23 1 £300 -
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) UPnP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) DVB
1 1 (25.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MBA
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree