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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 117 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.037% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.14% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
Embedded Systems
South East

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
695 709 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.89% 26.24% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 326 403
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 46
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) DVB
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Pascal
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia