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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 138 116 139
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.41% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£338 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.30 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £45.30 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
885 734 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.43% 29.92% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 368 356
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 99 90
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £21.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +43.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +9 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 2 - - 11
Bedfordshire - - - -
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (47.37%) C
1 9 (47.37%) Python
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Electronics
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Selenium
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) NAS
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) STB
6 4 (21.05%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Broadband
6 4 (21.05%) Firmware
6 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Broadband
1 4 (21.05%) Wireless
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) Telnet
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) STB
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Siemens
1 1 (5.26%) Serena