The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 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 Birmingham 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.36% 19.35% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 41
Average daily rate £310 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £213 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £7.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £16.50 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Embedded Systems
West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Embedded Systems
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
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