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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 511 465 453
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 41 83 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 18
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£365 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £438 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £338 £343
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
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 £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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
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 March 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 March 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 -43 15 £373 +10.37% 27
London -29 11 £335 -16.25% 9
South West -2 8 - - 6
East of England +1 2 - - 14
West Midlands -9 2 - - 8
North West - 1 £390 - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 11
North East - - - -
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 47 (53.41%) C++
2 45 (51.14%) Linux
3 43 (48.86%) Software Engineering
4 41 (46.59%) C
5 17 (19.32%) Firmware
6 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.05%) Degree
8 14 (15.91%) Java
8 14 (15.91%) UML
9 11 (12.50%) Python
9 11 (12.50%) Embedded C
10 10 (11.36%) jQuery
10 10 (11.36%) Algorithms
11 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.23%) Android
11 9 (10.23%) CSS
12 8 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (7.95%) Selenium
13 7 (7.95%) Ajax
13 7 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (7.95%) Use Case
13 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.95%) Atmel
14 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
14 6 (6.82%) Open Source
14 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
14 6 (6.82%) V-Model
14 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Simulink
2 1 (1.14%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Intranet
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
1 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.41%) DVB
2 3 (3.41%) Broadband
3 2 (2.27%) NAS
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) Telnet
4 1 (1.14%) 3G
4 1 (1.14%) DHCP
4 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) UPnP
4 1 (1.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (1.14%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) SQLite
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Selenium
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.68%) Subversion
3 5 (5.68%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (5.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.14%) Ant
7 1 (1.14%) PVCS
7 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.14%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.14%) GCC
7 1 (1.14%) Moq
General
1 6 (6.82%) Electronics
2 5 (5.68%) Automotive
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Tester
7 5 (5.68%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Hardware Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) jQuery
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
3 7 (7.95%) Ajax
4 5 (5.68%) J2EE
4 5 (5.68%) Struts
4 5 (5.68%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) Spring
4 5 (5.68%) Velocity
5 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (4.55%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.41%) .NET
6 3 (3.41%) HTML5
7 2 (2.27%) WebKit
7 2 (2.27%) WPF
7 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 2 (2.27%) POSIX
8 1 (1.14%) Middleware
8 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Open Source
3 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) STB
3 6 (6.82%) DTV
4 5 (5.68%) iPad
4 5 (5.68%) Arduino
5 3 (3.41%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.41%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.27%) SCADA
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.27%) Physics
6 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.14%) VHDL
7 1 (1.14%) Verilog
7 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.14%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Android
3 8 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.68%) UNIX
4 5 (5.68%) Windows
5 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.41%) Debian
6 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.27%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (1.14%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.91%) UML
4 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) Use Case
5 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.82%) V-Model
6 6 (6.82%) Requirements Management
6 6 (6.82%) Project Management
7 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.68%) Network Design
7 5 (5.68%) Release Management
7 5 (5.68%) Android Development
7 5 (5.68%) DevOps
8 4 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) C++
2 41 (46.59%) C
3 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.91%) Java
5 11 (12.50%) Python
5 11 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 6 (6.82%) C#
7 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.55%) PHP
9 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.41%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.41%) SQL
9 3 (3.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.27%) GLSL
10 2 (2.27%) Ruby
10 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.27%) VC++
10 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (2.27%) VCP4
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Atmel
2 5 (5.68%) ATG
2 5 (5.68%) Endeca
3 4 (4.55%) EMC
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Siemens
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) Wind River
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Green Hills
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