The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 124 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.72% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £250 £225 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £318 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £39.25 £40.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £40.55 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.85 £40.95 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
794 837 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.81% 28.01% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 446 455
Median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 88 86
Median hourly rate £23.00 £32.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £41.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +11 4 £360 +10.76% 1
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) ANSI C
4 4 (36.36%) CAN bus
4 4 (36.36%) JTAG
4 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
4 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Qt
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) GCC
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Automotive
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
7 1 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
7 1 (9.09%) Broadband

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) GCC
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Avionics
2 1 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Kernel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CAN bus
1 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) ANSI C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) JTAG
2 1 (9.09%) ECSS
2 1 (9.09%) MISRA
2 1 (9.09%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) BT
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat