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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 137 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.05% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£418 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -12.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £32.80 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £35.20 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -17.05%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
674 574 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.21% 24.02% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 256 295
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.93 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £418 - 12
Suffolk -22 2 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (64.00%) C
2 14 (56.00%) C++
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.00%) Simulink
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) IPTV
6 4 (16.00%) Serena
6 4 (16.00%) UML
6 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (16.00%) MPEG
6 4 (16.00%) HND
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
6 4 (16.00%) Network Management
6 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (12.00%) DLNA

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) RTSP
1 3 (12.00%) LTE
1 3 (12.00%) DLNA
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) MPEG
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) IPTV
3 3 (12.00%) DTV
3 3 (12.00%) Interactive TV
4 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.00%) DRM
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C
2 14 (56.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Serena
2 3 (12.00%) CA
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