The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 77 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.077% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
329 452 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.98% 34.82% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 194 152
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £463 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 23
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £40.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Buckinghamshire region.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (14.29%) ISO26262
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) QNX