The first 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 16 April 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 133 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 16 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 1.12% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £200 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +38.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £43.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% +18.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £36.65 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £49.85 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 445 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.05% 19.30% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 217 302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Embedded Systems
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £200 -52.94% 17
Suffolk - 2 - - 2
Essex - - - -
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (67.86%) C++
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Electronics
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) UML
5 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (14.29%) Serena
7 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.29%) IPTV
7 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (14.29%) MPEG
7 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 4 (14.29%) Simulink
7 4 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (10.71%) MFC
8 3 (10.71%) Middleware
8 3 (10.71%) VxWorks
8 3 (10.71%) DRM
8 3 (10.71%) DTV
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) RTSP
1 3 (10.71%) DLNA
1 3 (10.71%) LTE
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (32.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.71%) MFC
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) IPTV
2 4 (14.29%) MPEG
3 3 (10.71%) DTV
3 3 (10.71%) Interactive TV
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) VxWorks
3 3 (10.71%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (10.71%) DRM
3 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Code Coverage
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 18 (64.29%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Tcl
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Serena
2 3 (10.71%) CA
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