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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 539 471 476
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 40 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 10
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£345 £401 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +19.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £295 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 30
Average hourly rate £40.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -36 16 £340 -16.30% 15
North West -4 9 £390 - 3
East of England -18 6 £344 - 12
South West -26 3 - - 4
West Midlands -7 2 - - 3
London -17 2 £335 -22.31% 4
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 10
North East - - - - 1
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 54 (55.67%) C
2 50 (51.55%) C++
3 49 (50.52%) Software Engineering
4 43 (44.33%) Linux
5 23 (23.71%) Degree
6 19 (19.59%) UML
6 19 (19.59%) Python
7 18 (18.56%) Electronics
8 16 (16.49%) Firmware
8 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
9 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.43%) Embedded C
9 14 (14.43%) OO
9 14 (14.43%) Java
10 12 (12.37%) STB
10 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.31%) Selenium
11 10 (10.31%) Android
12 9 (9.28%) Algorithms
12 9 (9.28%) Subversion
12 9 (9.28%) DTV
13 8 (8.25%) DVB
13 8 (8.25%) OOD
13 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.25%) Test Scripting
14 7 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (7.22%) Atmel
14 7 (7.22%) Android Development
14 7 (7.22%) Wireless

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) IIS
1 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Simulink
2 1 (1.03%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.03%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) DVB
2 7 (7.22%) Wireless
3 6 (6.19%) Broadband
4 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) NAS
5 3 (3.09%) UPnP
5 3 (3.09%) LTE
5 3 (3.09%) Telnet
5 3 (3.09%) Firewall
5 3 (3.09%) FTP
5 3 (3.09%) HTTP
5 3 (3.09%) GSM
5 3 (3.09%) UMTS
5 3 (3.09%) DHCP
5 3 (3.09%) 3G
6 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.03%) DNS
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (1.03%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Selenium
2 9 (9.28%) Subversion
3 6 (6.19%) ClearCase
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.15%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.06%) GDB
8 1 (1.03%) GCC
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.03%) PVCS
8 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (18.56%) Electronics
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.09%) Automotive
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Military
3 1 (1.03%) Avionics
3 1 (1.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Software Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Test Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Tester
5 8 (8.25%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Junior
6 6 (6.19%) Junior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
1 5 (5.15%) Swing
1 5 (5.15%) JNI
1 5 (5.15%) Java SE
2 4 (4.12%) POSIX
2 4 (4.12%) jQuery
2 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.12%) Middleware
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) HTML5
4 2 (2.06%) WebKit
4 2 (2.06%) STL
4 2 (2.06%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.06%) RESTful
5 1 (1.03%) Flask
5 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) STB
3 9 (9.28%) DTV
3 9 (9.28%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Open Source
6 5 (5.15%) Arduino
7 4 (4.12%) CAN bus
8 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.06%) Physics
9 2 (2.06%) Video on Demand
9 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.06%) IPTV
9 2 (2.06%) SCADA
9 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (1.03%) VHDL
10 1 (1.03%) Verilog
10 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Android
3 7 (7.22%) UNIX
4 5 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.09%) Debian
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.59%) UML
3 14 (14.43%) OO
3 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.25%) OOD
4 8 (8.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
5 7 (7.22%) Android Development
5 7 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Requirements Management
6 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (6.19%) Use Case
6 6 (6.19%) OOP
7 5 (5.15%) TDD
7 5 (5.15%) V-Model
7 5 (5.15%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.12%) Information Security
8 4 (4.12%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (4.12%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) C
2 50 (51.55%) C++
3 19 (19.59%) Python
4 14 (14.43%) Embedded C
4 14 (14.43%) Java
5 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.22%) Embedded C++
7 5 (5.15%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 5 (5.15%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) PHP
7 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.12%) C#
8 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.12%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.06%) SQL
10 1 (1.03%) VC++
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.03%) HND
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) CISA
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.03%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.03%) DO-254
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.22%) Atmel
2 3 (3.09%) EMC
3 2 (2.06%) IBM
3 2 (2.06%) Wind River
4 1 (1.03%) Siemens
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee
4 1 (1.03%) Perforce
4 1 (1.03%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.03%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.03%) Qualys
4 1 (1.03%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.03%) Actel
4 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.03%) Lauterbach
4 1 (1.03%) Sun
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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