The first 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 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+19.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +0.67%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Embedded Systems
South East

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 22 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) VC++
1 5 (83.33%) RUP
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (50.00%) Altera
3 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) MFC
4 2 (33.33%) DCOM
4 2 (33.33%) STL
5 1 (16.67%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MFC
1 2 (33.33%) DCOM
1 2 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) RUP
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) VC++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Altera