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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 523 516 496
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 57 46 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 15
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£375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £550 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -13.25%
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
16134 15314 16339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.82% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10047 9678 9683
Average daily rate £420 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 590 808
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 21 £396 +98.12% 17
East of England -19 13 £338 - 22
London +7 10 £420 -16.00% 1
South West -27 7 £369 - 4
North West - 2 £260 - 2
East Midlands +3 1 - - 4
West Midlands -15 1 £240 - 1
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 82 (56.55%) C++
2 80 (55.17%) C
3 75 (51.72%) Software Engineering
4 61 (42.07%) Linux
5 31 (21.38%) Electronics
6 28 (19.31%) Python
6 28 (19.31%) Degree
7 27 (18.62%) Java
8 26 (17.93%) Embedded C
8 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 22 (15.17%) UML
11 21 (14.48%) OO
12 19 (13.10%) UNIX
13 18 (12.41%) STB
13 18 (12.41%) Security Cleared
13 18 (12.41%) Android
14 17 (11.72%) Multithreading
14 17 (11.72%) Windows
15 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (8.97%) OOP
17 12 (8.28%) .NET
17 12 (8.28%) DVB
17 12 (8.28%) Cyber Security
18 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
18 11 (7.59%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (7.59%) C#
18 11 (7.59%) Aerospace
19 10 (6.90%) Information Security
19 10 (6.90%) Device Driver

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (1.38%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Simulink
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) DVB
2 7 (4.83%) Wireless
3 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.14%) LTE
4 4 (2.76%) GSM
5 3 (2.07%) UPnP
5 3 (2.07%) NAS
5 3 (2.07%) Modbus
5 3 (2.07%) Broadband
5 3 (2.07%) 3G
5 3 (2.07%) UMTS
6 2 (1.38%) DHCP
6 2 (1.38%) FTP
6 2 (1.38%) HTTP
6 2 (1.38%) Telnet
6 2 (1.38%) Firewall
7 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
1 9 (6.21%) Subversion
2 6 (4.14%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.76%) NetBeans
4 4 (2.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (2.76%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.07%) Selenium
5 3 (2.07%) GDB
6 1 (0.69%) GCC
6 1 (0.69%) Trac
6 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.69%) JUnit
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) PVCS
General
1 31 (21.38%) Electronics
2 11 (7.59%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.21%) Finance
4 8 (5.52%) Retail
5 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 60 (41.38%) Software Engineer
2 39 (26.90%) Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Junior
5 12 (8.28%) Junior Software Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) C Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Android Developer
8 9 (6.21%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Design Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Tester
12 4 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Software Design Engineer
13 3 (2.07%) Software Test Analyst
13 3 (2.07%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) .NET
2 8 (5.52%) Middleware
3 5 (3.45%) POSIX
4 4 (2.76%) OpenGL
4 4 (2.76%) Swing
4 4 (2.76%) JNI
4 4 (2.76%) Java SE
5 3 (2.07%) Qt
6 2 (1.38%) Flash
6 2 (1.38%) HTML
6 2 (1.38%) STL
6 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.38%) WebKit
6 2 (1.38%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.38%) DirectCompute
6 2 (1.38%) HTML5
6 2 (1.38%) RESTful
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.38%) Ajax
7 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.41%) STB
3 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 10 (6.90%) DTV
4 10 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.83%) CAN bus
5 7 (4.83%) Open Source
6 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.45%) IPTV
8 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.38%) CUDA
10 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.38%) User Experience
10 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.07%) Linux
2 19 (13.10%) UNIX
3 18 (12.41%) Android
4 17 (11.72%) Windows
5 11 (7.59%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.17%) UML
4 21 (14.48%) OO
5 17 (11.72%) Multithreading
6 13 (8.97%) OOP
7 12 (8.28%) Cyber Security
8 10 (6.90%) Information Security
8 10 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (6.90%) Android Development
9 9 (6.21%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.52%) OOD
10 8 (5.52%) TDD
10 8 (5.52%) Scrum
11 6 (4.14%) Project Management
11 6 (4.14%) Information Assurance
11 6 (4.14%) Network Management
11 6 (4.14%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.55%) C++
2 80 (55.17%) C
3 28 (19.31%) Python
4 27 (18.62%) Java
5 26 (17.93%) Embedded C
6 11 (7.59%) C#
7 9 (6.21%) Ruby
7 9 (6.21%) MATLAB
7 9 (6.21%) Perl
8 8 (5.52%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.83%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.76%) Lua
11 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.07%) PHP
11 3 (2.07%) VC++
11 3 (2.07%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.38%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Degree
2 18 (12.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.14%) HND
5 6 (4.14%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) CISM
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.38%) DO-254
3 1 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (6.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.38%) IBM
2 2 (1.38%) EMC
2 2 (1.38%) Serena
2 2 (1.38%) Actel
2 2 (1.38%) Wind River
2 2 (1.38%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (1.38%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.69%) Qualys
3 1 (0.69%) Tripwire
3 1 (0.69%) Google
3 1 (0.69%) Huawei
3 1 (0.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) Siemens
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.69%) McAfee
3 1 (0.69%) Sun
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