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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 540 565 550
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 88 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 15
Median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £268 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
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 £36.20 £36.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.25 £44.75
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
16813 17176 17039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.50% 32.95% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10954 10943 10322
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
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 621 696 730
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
London +16 37 £488 +61.15% 3
South East -4 21 £300 -19.19% 12
South West +8 13 £365 - 10
East of England - 7 £250 - 10
West Midlands -38 6 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - - 2
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 86 (50.29%) C++
2 73 (42.69%) Linux
3 70 (40.94%) C
4 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (39.18%) Software Engineering
6 35 (20.47%) Security Cleared
7 34 (19.88%) Degree
8 32 (18.71%) Scrum
9 23 (13.45%) Multithreading
10 22 (12.87%) TDD
10 22 (12.87%) Unix
10 22 (12.87%) Python
11 20 (11.70%) Electronics
12 19 (11.11%) Java
12 19 (11.11%) Android
13 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 18 (10.53%) Windows
14 17 (9.94%) Computer Science
15 16 (9.36%) SC Cleared
15 16 (9.36%) DV Cleared
15 16 (9.36%) STB
15 16 (9.36%) ClearCase
15 16 (9.36%) Embedded C
15 16 (9.36%) Shell Script
15 16 (9.36%) Telecoms
16 14 (8.19%) Perl
16 14 (8.19%) Ruby
16 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
17 13 (7.60%) Rational DOORS

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 5 (2.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Simulink
2 2 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) DVB
2 10 (5.85%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.68%) IPv4
3 8 (4.68%) SNMP
3 8 (4.68%) Wireless
4 4 (2.34%) Firewall
4 4 (2.34%) UPnP
5 3 (1.75%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.17%) ASN.1
6 2 (1.17%) Broadband
6 2 (1.17%) HTTP
6 2 (1.17%) VLAN
6 2 (1.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) 4G
7 1 (0.58%) LTE
7 1 (0.58%) RS-422
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.58%) xDSL
7 1 (0.58%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 16 (9.36%) ClearCase
2 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.60%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.26%) JIRA
5 8 (4.68%) Ant
5 8 (4.68%) CppUnit
5 8 (4.68%) Gradle
6 7 (4.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (2.92%) GCC
7 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.17%) Automake
8 2 (1.17%) Qt Creator
9 1 (0.58%) Emacs
9 1 (0.58%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (11.70%) Electronics
2 16 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.60%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.68%) Automotive
5 6 (3.51%) Finance
6 2 (1.17%) Games
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Software Engineer
2 43 (25.15%) Developer
3 38 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (16.37%) C++ Developer
5 23 (13.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (11.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 18 (10.53%) Embedded Developer
9 16 (9.36%) Software Developer
10 14 (8.19%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 13 (7.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 13 (7.60%) Tester
12 12 (7.02%) Architect
13 11 (6.43%) Agile Developer
13 11 (6.43%) C++ Software Developer
13 11 (6.43%) Security Architect
14 10 (5.85%) Embedded Software Developer
14 10 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
15 9 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (4.68%) JSON
1 8 (4.68%) Regular Expression
2 7 (4.09%) REST
2 7 (4.09%) SOAP
2 7 (4.09%) XML
3 6 (3.51%) XML-RPC
4 5 (2.92%) Middleware
4 5 (2.92%) Qt
5 3 (1.75%) OpenGL
5 3 (1.75%) RESTful
6 2 (1.17%) .NET
6 2 (1.17%) HTML
6 2 (1.17%) Node.js
6 2 (1.17%) Yocto
7 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.58%) DirectCompute
7 1 (0.58%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.58%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.36%) STB
3 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.85%) Device Driver
5 8 (4.68%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.68%) IPTV
5 8 (4.68%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.51%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.34%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.17%) Contactless
9 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.17%) VHDL
9 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.69%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Unix
3 19 (11.11%) Android
4 18 (10.53%) Windows
5 13 (7.60%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.60%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (5.26%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.18%) Software Engineering
3 32 (18.71%) Scrum
4 23 (13.45%) Multithreading
5 22 (12.87%) TDD
6 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.60%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.02%) Validation
9 11 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (6.43%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (6.43%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
11 9 (5.26%) Functional Testing
11 9 (5.26%) Information Security
12 8 (4.68%) API Testing
12 8 (4.68%) iOS Development
12 8 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (4.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.29%) C++
2 70 (40.94%) C
3 22 (12.87%) Python
4 19 (11.11%) Java
5 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.36%) Embedded C
6 16 (9.36%) Shell Script
7 14 (8.19%) Perl
7 14 (8.19%) Ruby
8 13 (7.60%) C#
9 9 (5.26%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.68%) MATLAB
10 8 (4.68%) Objective-C
11 7 (4.09%) Ada
11 7 (4.09%) Lua
12 3 (1.75%) VC++
13 2 (1.17%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.17%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.88%) Degree
3 16 (9.36%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) CISA
4 5 (2.92%) CISM
4 5 (2.92%) CISSP
4 5 (2.92%) IISP
5 4 (2.34%) CCNA
5 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.34%) HND
5 4 (2.34%) ISEB
5 4 (2.34%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.17%) CEH
6 2 (1.17%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) GIAC
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) DO-178B
1 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.51%) ISO27005
2 6 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.34%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.34%) ISO26262
3 4 (2.34%) MISRA
4 3 (1.75%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.17%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) iptables
1 8 (4.68%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.58%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.58%) Firmware
2 1 (0.58%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (6.43%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (2.92%) Cisco
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.34%) ArcSight
3 4 (2.34%) HP
3 4 (2.34%) IBM
3 4 (2.34%) Intel Security
3 4 (2.34%) Qualys
3 4 (2.34%) Tripwire
4 3 (1.75%) Intel
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle
4 3 (1.75%) Sun
5 2 (1.17%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.17%) Freescale
5 2 (1.17%) Huawei
5 2 (1.17%) Nagra
5 2 (1.17%) Nokia
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) QNX
6 1 (0.58%) Virgin Media
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