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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / East of England
Rank 111 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 15 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £330 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
-8.78% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £26.50 £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.12%

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
675 681 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.76% 28.77% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 384 389
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 58
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 7 £330 - 9
Suffolk - 5 £275 - 2
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 2
Essex -5 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (25.00%) PSTN
6 5 (25.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) EMC
6 5 (25.00%) ZigBee
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (20.00%) Signal Processing
7 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
8 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.00%) Bluetooth
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
9 2 (10.00%) VHDL
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (10.00%) Simulink

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 2 (10.00%) Simulink
2 1 (5.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (25.00%) PSTN
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 5 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CMake
1 1 (5.00%) Emacs
1 1 (5.00%) GCC
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Avionics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Audio Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Audio Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) POSIX
1 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.00%) IC Design
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (10.00%) ANSI C
6 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Google