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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 559 570 557
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 64 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 21
Median daily rate £360 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £267 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £421 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £357 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £36.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £45.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Embedded Systems
UK

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
16444 17646 17158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.44% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 11231 10487
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 740 750
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £43.67 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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
South East -1 20 £300 -14.04% 9
London +11 14 £375 +23.96% 2
South West +17 11 £365 - 7
West Midlands -25 11 £360 - 1
East of England - 4 £350 - 16
East Midlands - 2 £1,000 - 2
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 81 (51.27%) C++
2 71 (44.94%) Software Engineering
3 69 (43.67%) Linux
4 67 (42.41%) C
5 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
7 27 (17.09%) Multithreading
8 26 (16.46%) Degree
8 26 (16.46%) Scrum
9 20 (12.66%) Python
10 18 (11.39%) Unix
10 18 (11.39%) Windows
11 17 (10.76%) TDD
11 17 (10.76%) SC Cleared
12 16 (10.13%) DV Cleared
12 16 (10.13%) ClearCase
12 16 (10.13%) Embedded C
12 16 (10.13%) Electronics
12 16 (10.13%) Shell Script
13 15 (9.49%) Java
13 15 (9.49%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (8.86%) Perl
14 14 (8.86%) Configuration Management
14 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
15 13 (8.23%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (8.23%) Automotive
15 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
15 13 (8.23%) Ethernet
16 12 (7.59%) Device Driver
16 12 (7.59%) Aerospace

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 3 (1.90%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.63%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.33%) DVB
3 8 (5.06%) IPv4
3 8 (5.06%) SNMP
3 8 (5.06%) Wireless
4 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.53%) UPnP
5 3 (1.90%) Internet
5 3 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.27%) 4G
6 2 (1.27%) Broadband
6 2 (1.27%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.27%) LTE
6 2 (1.27%) SSL
6 2 (1.27%) VLAN
6 2 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) ClearCase
2 15 (9.49%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.06%) CppUnit
5 8 (5.06%) JIRA
6 6 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.53%) Ant
8 4 (2.53%) Gradle
9 3 (1.90%) GCC
9 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.27%) Automake
11 1 (0.63%) Emacs
11 1 (0.63%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.63%) Qt Creator
11 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.63%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (10.13%) Electronics
2 13 (8.23%) Automotive
3 12 (7.59%) Aerospace
4 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.80%) Finance
6 3 (1.90%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Software Engineer
2 40 (25.32%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (20.25%) Developer
4 26 (16.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 22 (13.92%) C++ Developer
6 19 (12.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (10.13%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Embedded Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 13 (8.23%) Tester
11 11 (6.96%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Architect
12 9 (5.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.70%) Penetration Tester
12 9 (5.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Agile Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Embedded C Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Embedded Software Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (5.06%) JSON
1 8 (5.06%) Regular Expression
2 7 (4.43%) REST
2 7 (4.43%) SOAP
2 7 (4.43%) XML
3 6 (3.80%) XML-RPC
4 4 (2.53%) Middleware
5 3 (1.90%) Qt
5 3 (1.90%) RESTful
6 2 (1.27%) .NET
6 2 (1.27%) Yocto
7 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.63%) DirectCompute
7 1 (0.63%) HTML
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.63%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.63%) POSIX
7 1 (0.63%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.59%) Device Driver
2 12 (7.59%) STB
3 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.53%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.53%) IPTV
5 4 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Contactless
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 69 (43.67%) Linux
2 18 (11.39%) Unix
2 18 (11.39%) Windows
3 13 (8.23%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.59%) Android
5 9 (5.70%) VxWorks
6 7 (4.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) Software Engineering
2 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.09%) Multithreading
4 26 (16.46%) Scrum
5 17 (10.76%) TDD
6 14 (8.86%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.33%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (5.70%) Validation
9 8 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.06%) UML
10 7 (4.43%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.43%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (4.43%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (4.43%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.80%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (3.80%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.27%) C++
2 67 (42.41%) C
3 20 (12.66%) Python
4 16 (10.13%) Embedded C
4 16 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.49%) Java
6 14 (8.86%) Perl
7 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.33%) Ruby
9 9 (5.70%) Ada
9 9 (5.70%) Embedded C++
10 8 (5.06%) C#
11 7 (4.43%) Lua
12 6 (3.80%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.27%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.27%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.46%) Degree
3 17 (10.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) CCNA
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.53%) HND
5 4 (2.53%) ISEB
5 4 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.27%) CEH
7 2 (1.27%) CISA
7 2 (1.27%) CISM
7 2 (1.27%) CISSP
7 2 (1.27%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) GIAC
7 2 (1.27%) IISP
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) MISRA
2 6 (3.80%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.80%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.16%) ISO26262
4 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.27%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.27%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) ISO27005
5 2 (1.27%) JTAG
5 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) iptables
1 8 (5.06%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.63%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (5.70%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (3.16%) HP
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.27%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco
4 2 (1.27%) IBM
4 2 (1.27%) Intel
4 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.27%) Nagra
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle
4 2 (1.27%) Qualys
4 2 (1.27%) Sun
4 2 (1.27%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.63%) BT
5 1 (0.63%) EMC
5 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) Huawei
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Virgin Media