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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
UK / England
Rank 535 530 560
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 44 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.55% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 5
Median daily rate £450 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £385
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
East Midlands +15 13 £525 - 1
London +16 11 £375 -10.71% 2
East of England +4 8 - - 17
South East -12 7 £373 -3.87% 7
West Midlands +9 2 - - 1
South West +8 1 - - 5
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 60 (58.25%) C++
2 54 (52.43%) C
3 46 (44.66%) Software Engineering
4 37 (35.92%) Linux
5 32 (31.07%) Python
6 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (21.36%) JIRA
8 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
8 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
9 19 (18.45%) Perl
10 15 (14.56%) STB
11 14 (13.59%) Scrum
11 14 (13.59%) C#
11 14 (13.59%) Unix
11 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
12 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
12 13 (12.62%) Confluence
12 13 (12.62%) Windows
12 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
12 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
13 12 (11.65%) VoIP
13 12 (11.65%) Automotive
13 12 (11.65%) Bash Shell
13 12 (11.65%) Ruby
14 11 (10.68%) Device Driver
15 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (9.71%) DVB
15 10 (9.71%) Embedded C
15 10 (9.71%) Subversion
15 10 (9.71%) Degree

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 13 (12.62%) Confluence
2 9 (8.74%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Simulink
2 1 (0.97%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.97%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.65%) VoIP
3 10 (9.71%) DVB
3 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (8.74%) HTTP
4 9 (8.74%) Internet
5 7 (6.80%) AMQP
5 7 (6.80%) Wireshark
6 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.85%) Network Security
7 5 (4.85%) PSTN
7 5 (4.85%) SSL
7 5 (4.85%) ZigBee
8 4 (3.88%) Bluetooth
9 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.91%) VLAN
10 2 (1.94%) FlexRay
10 2 (1.94%) SNMP
11 1 (0.97%) FTP
11 1 (0.97%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) JIRA
2 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) Subversion
4 8 (7.77%) CMake
5 7 (6.80%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.80%) GoogleTest
5 7 (6.80%) Valgrind
6 4 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.91%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.97%) Qt Creator
9 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.97%) Trac
9 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.97%) WiX
General
1 12 (11.65%) Automotive
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.80%) Electronics
4 4 (3.88%) Finance
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.94%) Avionics
6 2 (1.94%) Military
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Software Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) C++ Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Architect
6 9 (8.74%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Real Time Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Systems Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) JSON
1 8 (7.77%) RESTful
2 7 (6.80%) Middleware
2 7 (6.80%) STL
3 6 (5.83%) .NET
4 4 (3.88%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.91%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (1.94%) HTML
6 2 (1.94%) JSON-LD
6 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.94%) SAML
6 2 (1.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.94%) XML
7 1 (0.97%) Kafka
7 1 (0.97%) LINQ
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) Qt
7 1 (0.97%) Spring
7 1 (0.97%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) STB
2 11 (10.68%) Device Driver
3 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.77%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.83%) Digital TV
5 6 (5.83%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.88%) IPTV
6 4 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.91%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.94%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.94%) W3C
8 2 (1.94%) Wiki
9 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.97%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) Unix
3 13 (12.62%) Windows
4 7 (6.80%) CentOS
5 5 (4.85%) Android
5 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.88%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.91%) Tizen
8 1 (0.97%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Software Engineering
2 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
3 14 (13.59%) Scrum
4 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
5 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.77%) Mathematics
6 8 (7.77%) Memory Management
6 8 (7.77%) OO
6 8 (7.77%) UML
7 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (6.80%) Functional Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.83%) API Development
8 6 (5.83%) Open Source
8 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.85%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) C++
2 54 (52.43%) C
3 32 (31.07%) Python
4 19 (18.45%) Perl
5 14 (13.59%) C#
6 12 (11.65%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.65%) Ruby
7 10 (9.71%) Embedded C
8 9 (8.74%) Java
9 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.88%) ANSI C
11 3 (2.91%) GLSL
11 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.91%) SQL
12 2 (1.94%) Ada
12 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.94%) PHP
12 2 (1.94%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) MBA
5 2 (1.94%) PhD
6 1 (0.97%) ACCA
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) CIMA
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) MISRA
1 7 (6.80%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.97%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.97%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.97%) Marathon
1 1 (0.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Google
1 7 (6.80%) SAP
2 4 (3.88%) EMC
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) BT
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 1 (0.97%) Apigee
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) Huawei
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) QNX
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