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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 523 470 446
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -24
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 56 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 22
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£365 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 34
Average hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £51.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
15617 15755 13639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.80% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9717 9921 8361
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £607 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 613 596
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -27 23 £380 +11.76% 21
West Midlands -7 9 - - 4
London -11 9 - - 6
South West +14 8 - - 2
East of England -10 3 £325 +62.50% 15
North West - 2 - - 4
Midlands - 1 £250 -
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (51.69%) C
1 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
2 42 (47.19%) C++
3 34 (38.20%) Linux
4 17 (19.10%) Embedded C
5 14 (15.73%) Java
6 13 (14.61%) Degree
7 11 (12.36%) Firmware
7 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
8 10 (11.24%) Python
8 10 (11.24%) Ajax
8 10 (11.24%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
10 8 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.87%) jQuery
11 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
11 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
11 7 (7.87%) C#
11 7 (7.87%) CSS
11 7 (7.87%) UML
11 7 (7.87%) Windows
12 6 (6.74%) Embedded C++
12 6 (6.74%) XML
12 6 (6.74%) Internet
12 6 (6.74%) VxWorks
12 6 (6.74%) OO

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Internet
2 5 (5.62%) Bluetooth
2 5 (5.62%) Intranet
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.37%) VLAN
4 3 (3.37%) DVB
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) Broadband
5 2 (2.25%) Wireless
5 2 (2.25%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.12%) NAS
6 1 (1.12%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.12%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.12%) UPnP
6 1 (1.12%) Firewall
6 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.12%) IPsec
6 1 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (1.12%) DHCP
6 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.12%) SQLite
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.25%) GCC
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Redmine
5 1 (1.12%) Moq
5 1 (1.12%) Trac
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.12%) Ant
5 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.74%) Electronics
2 6 (6.74%) Automotive
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Software Engineer
2 24 (26.97%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Programmer
5 8 (8.99%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.62%) C Developer
7 5 (5.62%) C Programmer
7 5 (5.62%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Ajax
2 7 (7.87%) jQuery
2 7 (7.87%) CSS
3 6 (6.74%) XML
4 5 (5.62%) Velocity
4 5 (5.62%) RESTful
4 5 (5.62%) Spring
4 5 (5.62%) Struts
4 5 (5.62%) J2EE
5 3 (3.37%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.12%) WCF
7 1 (1.12%) WPF
7 1 (1.12%) Qt
7 1 (1.12%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.12%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.12%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.74%) STB
3 5 (5.62%) iPad
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.62%) DTV
4 3 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.12%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.12%) Arduino
5 1 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.12%) VHDL
5 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 6 (6.74%) VxWorks
4 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.49%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.25%) UNIX
6 2 (2.25%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.12%) Tizen
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
2 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.24%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
5 7 (7.87%) UML
6 6 (6.74%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) Project Management
6 6 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Release Management
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.62%) Memory Management
7 5 (5.62%) DevOps
7 5 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (5.62%) iOS Development
7 5 (5.62%) Network Design
7 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.62%) OOD
8 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.37%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) C
2 42 (47.19%) C++
3 17 (19.10%) Embedded C
4 14 (15.73%) Java
5 10 (11.24%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.87%) C#
8 6 (6.74%) Embedded C++
8 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.74%) Lua
9 5 (5.62%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.49%) SQL
11 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.25%) Perl
11 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.25%) GLSL
12 1 (1.12%) Ada
12 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Endeca
1 5 (5.62%) Google
1 5 (5.62%) ATG
1 5 (5.62%) Apple
2 3 (3.37%) EMC
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.12%) Atmel
4 1 (1.12%) Wind River
4 1 (1.12%) Renesas
4 1 (1.12%) AppSense
4 1 (1.12%) Wyse
4 1 (1.12%) Perforce
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Lewes
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago