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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 526 468 473
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 57 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 15
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£300 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
16026 15873 14143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.03% 32.19% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10025 10012 8555
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 635 610
Average hourly rate £18.24 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -38 19 £403 +16.66% 13
West Midlands -4 9 - - 6
South West +14 8 £300 - 6
East of England -2 8 £225 -30.76% 10
London +6 7 - - 4
North West -8 4 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £250 -
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 56 (57.73%) C
2 45 (46.39%) C++
2 45 (46.39%) Software Engineering
3 33 (34.02%) Linux
4 24 (24.74%) Embedded C
5 15 (15.46%) Degree
6 14 (14.43%) Python
7 13 (13.40%) Firmware
8 12 (12.37%) Java
9 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
9 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
9 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.31%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (10.31%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (10.31%) Ajax
11 9 (9.28%) Windows
11 9 (9.28%) Lua
11 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
11 9 (9.28%) Algorithms
12 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.25%) OO
12 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
12 8 (8.25%) Automotive
12 8 (8.25%) Electronics
13 7 (7.22%) C#
13 7 (7.22%) CSS
13 7 (7.22%) UML
13 7 (7.22%) OOD
13 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
13 7 (7.22%) jQuery

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Simulink
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Bluetooth
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) Wireless
2 5 (5.15%) Intranet
2 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.12%) DVB
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) DHCP
4 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 3 (3.09%) VLAN
5 2 (2.06%) LTE
5 2 (2.06%) HSUPA
5 2 (2.06%) WCDMA
5 2 (2.06%) GSM
5 2 (2.06%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.06%) WLAN
5 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.06%) HSDPA
5 2 (2.06%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.03%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.12%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) GCC
4 2 (2.06%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.03%) Trac
5 1 (1.03%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.03%) Ant
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) NUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) Redmine
5 1 (1.03%) Moq
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.25%) Automotive
2 8 (8.25%) Electronics
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Software Engineer
2 28 (28.87%) Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) Programmer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) C Developer
7 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) C Programmer
8 5 (5.15%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.09%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Ajax
2 7 (7.22%) CSS
2 7 (7.22%) jQuery
3 6 (6.19%) XML
4 5 (5.15%) J2EE
4 5 (5.15%) Struts
4 5 (5.15%) Spring
4 5 (5.15%) Velocity
4 5 (5.15%) RESTful
5 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.06%) WCF
5 2 (2.06%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.06%) .NET
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (1.03%) JDBC
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) STB
3 6 (6.19%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) DTV
4 5 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (5.15%) iPad
5 3 (3.09%) VHDL
6 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.03%) Verilog
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.03%) Arduino
7 1 (1.03%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (9.28%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.15%) VxWorks
6 4 (4.12%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Android
7 2 (2.06%) UNIX
8 1 (1.03%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.03%) Tizen
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
3 10 (10.31%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.25%) OO
5 7 (7.22%) UML
5 7 (7.22%) OOD
5 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (6.19%) Project Management
6 6 (6.19%) SDLC
7 5 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (5.15%) iOS Development
7 5 (5.15%) DevOps
7 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.15%) Network Design
7 5 (5.15%) Release Management
7 5 (5.15%) Memory Management
7 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.12%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.73%) C
2 45 (46.39%) C++
3 24 (24.74%) Embedded C
4 14 (14.43%) Python
5 12 (12.37%) Java
6 9 (9.28%) Lua
6 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.22%) C#
9 6 (6.19%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.19%) SQL
10 5 (5.15%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.15%) PHP
11 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.09%) Perl
12 3 (3.09%) VC++
13 2 (2.06%) GLSL
14 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) IEC 61508
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Firmware
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) Apple
1 5 (5.15%) Endeca
1 5 (5.15%) Google
1 5 (5.15%) ATG
2 3 (3.09%) EMC
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) VMware
3 2 (2.06%) Wyse
3 2 (2.06%) AppSense
4 1 (1.03%) Motorola
4 1 (1.03%) Nokia
4 1 (1.03%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.03%) Renesas
4 1 (1.03%) Atmel
4 1 (1.03%) Panasonic
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