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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 70 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -
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
235 184 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.32% 24.93% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 124 129
Median daily rate £350 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £94.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -84.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.93 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) SABSA
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (40.00%) IISP
2 2 (40.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) SABSA
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) IISP
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO27005
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) Tripwire