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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 113 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.44% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £323 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £36.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
636 687 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.69% 26.89% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 389 335
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 64 65
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex - 5 £325 -
Norfolk - 3 £320 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £375 - 10
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) ANSI C
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Automotive
6 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (12.50%) JTAG
7 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Cygwin
7 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (12.50%) SpaceWire
7 2 (12.50%) ECSS
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) SpaceWire
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) ADSL
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) RFID
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) VDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
2 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Redmine
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (6.25%) CMMI
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) ANSI C
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ECSS
1 2 (12.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
Hemel Hempstead
Progressive Recruitment
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