The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the 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 548 566 572
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 62 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 21
Median daily rate £400 £335 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £388 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 11
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +4.32%
Embedded Systems
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Histogram in England

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London +2 20 £450 +34.32% 2
South East +14 13 £425 +19.04% 8
East of England +15 12 £330 +2.32% 9
East Midlands - 5 £1,000 - 2
West Midlands -7 4 £360 - 2
South West +6 3 £363 - 6
North East - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 72 (50.00%) C++
2 66 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 57 (39.58%) C
4 55 (38.19%) Linux
5 48 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (24.31%) Security Cleared
7 31 (21.53%) Python
8 23 (15.97%) Multithreading
9 21 (14.58%) Scrum
10 20 (13.89%) Windows
10 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared
10 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
11 19 (13.19%) Degree
11 19 (13.19%) Unix
12 18 (12.50%) Perl
12 18 (12.50%) JIRA
13 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
13 14 (9.72%) Automotive
14 13 (9.03%) Java
14 13 (9.03%) Ruby
14 13 (9.03%) TDD
15 12 (8.33%) STB
15 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
16 11 (7.64%) Electronics
16 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
16 11 (7.64%) Embedded C
16 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (7.64%) Confluence
16 11 (7.64%) Automated Testing
16 11 (7.64%) Jenkins

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.64%) Confluence
2 7 (4.86%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Simulink
2 2 (1.39%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.69%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.94%) VoIP
2 10 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 9 (6.25%) Internet
4 7 (4.86%) HTTP
5 6 (4.17%) DVB
5 6 (4.17%) ZigBee
6 5 (3.47%) AMQP
6 5 (3.47%) Network Security
6 5 (3.47%) PSTN
6 5 (3.47%) SNMP
6 5 (3.47%) Wireless
6 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.78%) SSL
8 3 (2.08%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.08%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.08%) IPv4
9 2 (1.39%) Firewall
9 2 (1.39%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
1 1 (0.69%) Big Data
1 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.50%) JIRA
3 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (6.25%) Subversion
6 6 (4.17%) CMake
6 6 (4.17%) GoogleTest
7 5 (3.47%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.47%) Valgrind
8 4 (2.78%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.08%) CppUnit
9 3 (2.08%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.39%) Automake
10 2 (1.39%) Qt Creator
11 1 (0.69%) GCC
11 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.69%) WiX
General
1 14 (9.72%) Automotive
2 11 (7.64%) Electronics
3 7 (4.86%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.86%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Avionics
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Software Engineer
2 34 (23.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (17.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 23 (15.97%) Developer
5 20 (13.89%) C++ Developer
6 13 (9.03%) Tester
7 12 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Architect
9 9 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
10 8 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) Test Specialist
12 5 (3.47%) Embedded C Engineer
12 5 (3.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 5 (3.47%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) Middleware
2 7 (4.86%) JSON
2 7 (4.86%) RESTful
3 5 (3.47%) STL
4 3 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (2.08%) HTML
4 3 (2.08%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.39%) .NET
5 2 (1.39%) JSON-LD
5 2 (1.39%) Node.js
5 2 (1.39%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.39%) Qt
5 2 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.39%) SAML
5 2 (1.39%) Web Services
5 2 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (0.69%) LINQ
6 1 (0.69%) POSIX
6 1 (0.69%) Spring
6 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.33%) STB
3 9 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.17%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.78%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.78%) IPTV
8 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.39%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.39%) VHDL
9 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.39%) W3C
9 2 (1.39%) Wiki
10 1 (0.69%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.19%) Linux
2 20 (13.89%) Windows
3 19 (13.19%) Unix
4 8 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.17%) Android
6 5 (3.47%) CentOS
7 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 48 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.97%) Multithreading
4 21 (14.58%) Scrum
5 13 (9.03%) TDD
6 11 (7.64%) Automated Testing
6 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.25%) OO
8 9 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (5.56%) UML
10 7 (4.86%) Functional Testing
10 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.86%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (4.17%) Validation
12 5 (3.47%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (3.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) C++
2 57 (39.58%) C
3 31 (21.53%) Python
4 18 (12.50%) Perl
5 13 (9.03%) Java
5 13 (9.03%) Ruby
6 11 (7.64%) Embedded C
7 10 (6.94%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.56%) Ada
9 7 (4.86%) C#
10 4 (2.78%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.08%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.39%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.39%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (24.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.19%) Degree
4 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.39%) CEH
6 2 (1.39%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) GIAC
6 2 (1.39%) MBA
6 2 (1.39%) PhD
7 1 (0.69%) ACCA
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) CIMA
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) HND
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) MISRA
2 8 (5.56%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.78%) ISO26262
4 3 (2.08%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.39%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (2.08%) iptables
2 3 (2.08%) OpenSSH
3 2 (1.39%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.69%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Marathon
2 1 (0.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) Google
2 5 (3.47%) EMC
3 4 (2.78%) HP
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.39%) BT
5 2 (1.39%) Intel
5 2 (1.39%) Nagra
5 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Apigee
6 1 (0.69%) Huawei
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