The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 25 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 City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 204 218 215
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -17.05%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1809 2327 2500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.67% 32.75% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1693 1913
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 50
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (33.33%) HLSL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
1 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) HLSL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian