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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 531 483 508
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 61 90 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 8
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£320 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £458 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Average hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £30.60 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.61% +25.38%
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
16162 15757 15118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.81% 32.36% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10277 9794 9169
Average daily rate £421 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 616 648
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
South East -25 27 £326 -6.78% 25
West Midlands +1 9 £500 - 18
London -18 7 - - 8
South West -3 6 £300 - 6
East of England -8 6 £225 -40.07% 13
North West -17 4 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £320 -
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (51.30%) C
2 52 (45.22%) Software Engineering
3 48 (41.74%) C++
4 36 (31.30%) Linux
5 29 (25.22%) Embedded C
6 24 (20.87%) Python
7 17 (14.78%) Firmware
7 17 (14.78%) Degree
8 16 (13.91%) Multithreading
9 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 15 (13.04%) Java
10 14 (12.17%) Windows
10 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
10 14 (12.17%) Bash Shell
10 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (11.30%) Lua
12 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
12 12 (10.43%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (9.57%) Electronics
13 11 (9.57%) Algorithms
14 10 (8.70%) Automotive
14 10 (8.70%) Ajax
15 9 (7.83%) STB
15 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
15 9 (7.83%) Embedded Software Development
16 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
16 8 (6.96%) DVB
16 8 (6.96%) OO
16 8 (6.96%) Embedded C++
16 8 (6.96%) Bluetooth

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Simulink
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Bluetooth
1 8 (6.96%) DVB
2 7 (6.09%) Wireless
2 7 (6.09%) Internet
3 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.35%) Intranet
4 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.61%) HTTP
5 3 (2.61%) VLAN
5 3 (2.61%) DNS
5 3 (2.61%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.74%) ADSL
6 2 (1.74%) WCDMA
6 2 (1.74%) GSM
6 2 (1.74%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.74%) WLAN
6 2 (1.74%) HSUPA
6 2 (1.74%) LTE
6 2 (1.74%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.35%) Subversion
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.74%) GCC
6 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.87%) Redmine
6 1 (0.87%) Trac
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Ant
6 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.87%) Moq
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.57%) Electronics
3 10 (8.70%) Automotive
4 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Software Engineer
2 35 (30.43%) Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Programmer
5 12 (10.43%) C Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.22%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Systems Developer
9 5 (4.35%) C Programmer
9 5 (4.35%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) Ajax
2 6 (5.22%) jQuery
2 6 (5.22%) CSS
2 6 (5.22%) XML
3 5 (4.35%) Spring
3 5 (4.35%) Struts
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
3 5 (4.35%) J2EE
3 5 (4.35%) Velocity
3 5 (4.35%) RESTful
4 4 (3.48%) REST
5 3 (2.61%) SOAP
6 2 (1.74%) WCF
6 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.74%) HTML
6 2 (1.74%) .NET
6 2 (1.74%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.87%) JNI
7 1 (0.87%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.83%) STB
3 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
3 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (4.35%) iPad
4 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.35%) VHDL
5 4 (3.48%) DTV
5 4 (3.48%) IPTV
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.87%) Verilog
7 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.87%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) Linux
2 14 (12.17%) Windows
3 12 (10.43%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (5.22%) UNIX
5 5 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.48%) Windows CE
6 4 (3.48%) Android
7 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.87%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.87%) Tizen
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Software Engineering
2 16 (13.91%) Multithreading
3 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.83%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (6.96%) OO
7 7 (6.09%) OOD
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.22%) UML
8 6 (5.22%) Project Management
8 6 (5.22%) SDLC
9 5 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (4.35%) iOS Development
9 5 (4.35%) DevOps
9 5 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.35%) Memory Management
9 5 (4.35%) Validation
9 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.35%) Network Design
9 5 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) C
2 48 (41.74%) C++
3 29 (25.22%) Embedded C
4 24 (20.87%) Python
5 15 (13.04%) Java
6 14 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 13 (11.30%) Lua
8 8 (6.96%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.09%) C#
10 6 (5.22%) SQL
10 6 (5.22%) Perl
10 6 (5.22%) Ruby
10 6 (5.22%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.35%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.35%) PHP
12 3 (2.61%) VC++
12 3 (2.61%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.61%) Erlang
13 2 (1.74%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Firmware
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Apple
1 5 (4.35%) ATG
1 5 (4.35%) Endeca
1 5 (4.35%) Google
2 3 (2.61%) Panasonic
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) Motorola
2 3 (2.61%) Nokia
3 2 (1.74%) VMware
3 2 (1.74%) AppSense
3 2 (1.74%) Wyse
4 1 (0.87%) EMC
4 1 (0.87%) Atmel
4 1 (0.87%) Renesas
4 1 (0.87%) Green Hills
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