The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 508 504 480
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 66 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.32% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
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£413 £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 37
Average hourly rate £39.75 £38.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £32.50 £34.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Embedded Systems
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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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 21 £400 +14.28% 11
London +10 16 £450 +12.50% 3
South West -11 11 - - 5
East of England -14 10 £418 - 17
West Midlands -15 2 £240 - 9
North West - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £175 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
North East - - - - 1
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 92 (56.44%) C++
1 92 (56.44%) Software Engineering
2 83 (50.92%) C
3 67 (41.10%) Linux
4 36 (22.09%) Java
4 36 (22.09%) Electronics
5 32 (19.63%) Degree
6 27 (16.56%) Computer Science
6 27 (16.56%) Embedded C
7 26 (15.95%) Multithreading
8 24 (14.72%) UML
8 24 (14.72%) Windows
8 24 (14.72%) Python
9 21 (12.88%) UNIX
10 20 (12.27%) Android
11 19 (11.66%) OO
11 19 (11.66%) Middleware
12 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.04%) STB
13 16 (9.82%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (9.20%) C#
15 14 (8.59%) DTV
15 14 (8.59%) Device Driver
15 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
16 13 (7.98%) DVB
16 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
16 13 (7.98%) OOP
17 11 (6.75%) Finance
17 11 (6.75%) Aerospace
17 11 (6.75%) OOD

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) DVB
1 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.68%) LTE
2 6 (3.68%) Intranet
2 6 (3.68%) Internet
3 4 (2.45%) GSM
3 4 (2.45%) Wireless
4 3 (1.84%) RTSP
4 3 (1.84%) 3G
4 3 (1.84%) UMTS
4 3 (1.84%) DLNA
5 2 (1.23%) Modbus
5 2 (1.23%) UPnP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) MySQL
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) JIRA
2 9 (5.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.91%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (4.91%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (3.68%) Subversion
6 5 (3.07%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.84%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.84%) GDB
7 3 (1.84%) Trac
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.61%) GCC
General
1 36 (22.09%) Electronics
2 11 (6.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Aerospace
3 10 (6.13%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.29%) Automotive
6 3 (1.84%) Games
7 2 (1.23%) Avionics
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (45.40%) Software Engineer
2 46 (28.22%) Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (11.04%) C++ Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Test Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Junior
7 10 (6.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Junior Software Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.52%) C Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) Middleware
2 11 (6.75%) OpenGL
3 10 (6.13%) Qt
3 10 (6.13%) .NET
4 8 (4.91%) Ajax
5 7 (4.29%) CSS
6 6 (3.68%) Velocity
6 6 (3.68%) jQuery
6 6 (3.68%) Struts
6 6 (3.68%) XML
6 6 (3.68%) J2EE
6 6 (3.68%) Spring
7 5 (3.07%) OpenGL ES
8 4 (2.45%) OpenCL
8 4 (2.45%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.84%) POSIX
9 3 (1.84%) Flash
9 3 (1.84%) HTML
9 3 (1.84%) Direct3D
9 3 (1.84%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.04%) STB
3 14 (8.59%) DTV
3 14 (8.59%) Device Driver
4 9 (5.52%) IPTV
5 8 (4.91%) Firmware
5 8 (4.91%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (4.29%) CAN bus
7 5 (3.07%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.45%) Open Source
8 4 (2.45%) MPEG
9 3 (1.84%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.84%) RenderMan
10 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.23%) iPad
10 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.23%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.10%) Linux
2 24 (14.72%) Windows
3 21 (12.88%) UNIX
4 20 (12.27%) Android
5 16 (9.82%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.84%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.44%) Software Engineering
2 26 (15.95%) Multithreading
3 24 (14.72%) UML
4 19 (11.66%) OO
5 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.98%) OOP
7 11 (6.75%) OOD
7 11 (6.75%) Project Management
8 10 (6.13%) Information Security
9 9 (5.52%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (4.91%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (4.91%) Cyber Security
10 8 (4.91%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (4.91%) TDD
11 7 (4.29%) Scrum
11 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.68%) DevOps
12 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.68%) Network Design
13 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (56.44%) C++
2 83 (50.92%) C
3 36 (22.09%) Java
4 27 (16.56%) Embedded C
5 24 (14.72%) Python
6 15 (9.20%) C#
7 11 (6.75%) MATLAB
8 9 (5.52%) Ruby
9 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.07%) Perl
11 5 (3.07%) GLSL
11 5 (3.07%) HLSL
12 4 (2.45%) Lua
12 4 (2.45%) VC++
13 3 (1.84%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.84%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 32 (19.63%) Degree
2 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) PhD
4 5 (3.07%) HND
4 5 (3.07%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.84%) ISEB
5 3 (1.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) DO-254
Vendors
1 6 (3.68%) Endeca
1 6 (3.68%) ATG
2 4 (2.45%) Serena
3 3 (1.84%) CA
4 2 (1.23%) Actel
4 2 (1.23%) Wind River
4 2 (1.23%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.23%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (0.61%) EMC
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.61%) Huawei
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