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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 532 501 517
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 66 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 7
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£323 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.85 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +9.21%
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
16564 16053 15618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.50% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10637 9856 9462
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 622 677
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +1 35 £339 -15.31% 13
West Midlands +8 9 £500 +108.33% 10
South West -7 7 £300 - 12
London -10 7 £303 -32.77% 5
East of England -4 5 £225 -46.14% 11
North West -19 2 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £320 -
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 66 (52.38%) C
2 61 (48.41%) Software Engineering
3 50 (39.68%) C++
4 38 (30.16%) Linux
5 31 (24.60%) Embedded C
6 27 (21.43%) Python
7 20 (15.87%) Multithreading
8 18 (14.29%) Degree
8 18 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
9 17 (13.49%) Firmware
9 17 (13.49%) Manufacturing
10 16 (12.70%) Lua
11 14 (11.11%) Electronics
11 14 (11.11%) Java
12 13 (10.32%) Windows
12 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
13 12 (9.52%) Algorithms
14 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
14 11 (8.73%) Automotive
14 11 (8.73%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (7.94%) DVB
15 10 (7.94%) UML
15 10 (7.94%) Embedded C++
15 10 (7.94%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
16 9 (7.14%) STB
16 9 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (6.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Simulink
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) DVB
2 8 (6.35%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.56%) Wireless
4 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.97%) Internet
4 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) DNS
5 3 (2.38%) DHCP
5 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.38%) HTTP
5 3 (2.38%) Intranet
5 3 (2.38%) UPnP
5 3 (2.38%) VLAN
6 2 (1.59%) HSUPA
6 2 (1.59%) LTE
6 2 (1.59%) HSDPA
6 2 (1.59%) ADSL
6 2 (1.59%) WCDMA
6 2 (1.59%) GSM
6 2 (1.59%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.97%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.97%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.97%) Subversion
3 4 (3.17%) JIRA
3 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.59%) GCC
4 2 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.79%) Redmine
5 1 (0.79%) Trac
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 17 (13.49%) Manufacturing
2 14 (11.11%) Electronics
3 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.73%) Automotive
4 3 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) Software Engineer
2 37 (29.37%) Developer
3 19 (15.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Programmer
5 15 (11.90%) C Developer
6 12 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) C Programmer
9 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) iOS Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Design Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Firmware Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Android Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Electronics Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Ajax
2 6 (4.76%) Web Services
3 5 (3.97%) XML
3 5 (3.97%) RESTful
3 5 (3.97%) REST
4 4 (3.17%) jQuery
4 4 (3.17%) CSS
4 4 (3.17%) SOAP
5 3 (2.38%) Struts
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) J2EE
5 3 (2.38%) Spring
5 3 (2.38%) Velocity
6 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.59%) WCF
6 2 (1.59%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (1.59%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.59%) .NET
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.14%) STB
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.97%) VHDL
6 4 (3.17%) IPTV
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.38%) iPad
7 3 (2.38%) VAX
7 3 (2.38%) DTV
8 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.79%) Animation
9 1 (0.79%) Verilog
9 1 (0.79%) Handset
9 1 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.16%) Linux
2 13 (10.32%) Windows
3 11 (8.73%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Android
4 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.97%) VxWorks
5 4 (3.17%) Windows CE
5 4 (3.17%) UNIX
6 3 (2.38%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Tizen
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.41%) Software Engineering
2 20 (15.87%) Multithreading
3 18 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.94%) UML
5 10 (7.94%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) OO
8 7 (5.56%) OOD
8 7 (5.56%) SysML
9 5 (3.97%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.97%) Project Management
9 5 (3.97%) Validation
9 5 (3.97%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (3.97%) iOS Development
9 5 (3.97%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.97%) Memory Management
10 4 (3.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.38%) C
2 50 (39.68%) C++
3 31 (24.60%) Embedded C
4 27 (21.43%) Python
5 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
6 16 (12.70%) Lua
7 14 (11.11%) Java
8 10 (7.94%) Embedded C++
9 7 (5.56%) Assembly Language
9 7 (5.56%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.56%) C#
10 6 (4.76%) SQL
10 6 (4.76%) Perl
10 6 (4.76%) Ruby
11 5 (3.97%) PHP
11 5 (3.97%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.38%) Ada
12 3 (2.38%) Pascal
12 3 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) JTAG
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Firmware
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (3.97%) Apple
1 5 (3.97%) Google
2 3 (2.38%) Panasonic
2 3 (2.38%) ATG
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco
2 3 (2.38%) Motorola
2 3 (2.38%) Nokia
2 3 (2.38%) Endeca
3 2 (1.59%) HP
3 2 (1.59%) VMware
3 2 (1.59%) AppSense
3 2 (1.59%) Wyse
4 1 (0.79%) Atmel
4 1 (0.79%) Renesas
4 1 (0.79%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.79%) Compaq
4 1 (0.79%) EMC
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
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