The 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Embedded Systems
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.86% 24.14% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 70 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TargetLink
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (100.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree