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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 109 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.19% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £330 £323 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.60 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £43.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +4.32%
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
708 757 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.38% 29.04% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 401 520
Median daily rate £350 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £588 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 102 72
Median hourly rate £17.75 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £41.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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
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 3 December 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
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £330 - 8
Suffolk - 5 £275 -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £325 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) C
4 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) PSTN
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 5 (29.41%) ZigBee
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) Internet of Things
6 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing
7 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
7 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) VHDL
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) BT
8 2 (11.76%) Electronics

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Doxygen
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) PSTN
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) ZigBee
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CMake
1 1 (5.88%) Emacs
1 1 (5.88%) GCC
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Avionics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Audio Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Audio Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Kernel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Product Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Validation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) POSIX
1 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Internet of Things
2 2 (11.76%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing
3 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.88%) IC Design
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) MISRA
2 1 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Cygwin
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Google