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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 518 524 486
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 60 45 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.30% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 16
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£410 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £181 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £200 £325
% change year-on-year
+79.37% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 40
Average hourly rate £36.75 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £34.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.55%
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 21 £413 +127.58% 19
London +14 13 £448 +11.87% 1
East of England -19 13 £338 - 16
South West -38 9 £369 - 8
East Midlands +2 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 £240 - 4
North West - 1 - - 5
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 87 (56.86%) C
2 86 (56.21%) C++
3 81 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 67 (43.79%) Linux
5 32 (20.92%) Electronics
6 30 (19.61%) Degree
7 29 (18.95%) Python
7 29 (18.95%) Java
8 28 (18.30%) Embedded C
9 27 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (14.38%) UML
12 21 (13.73%) UNIX
12 21 (13.73%) OO
12 21 (13.73%) STB
13 20 (13.07%) Multithreading
14 19 (12.42%) Windows
14 19 (12.42%) Android
15 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
16 14 (9.15%) DVB
17 13 (8.50%) OOP
17 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (7.84%) Cyber Security
18 12 (7.84%) C#
18 12 (7.84%) .NET
18 12 (7.84%) DTV
18 12 (7.84%) Aerospace
18 12 (7.84%) Information Security
18 12 (7.84%) Embedded Linux
19 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.31%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Simulink
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.15%) DVB
2 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.58%) Wireless
4 6 (3.92%) LTE
5 5 (3.27%) UPnP
6 4 (2.61%) GSM
7 3 (1.96%) NAS
7 3 (1.96%) Broadband
7 3 (1.96%) UMTS
7 3 (1.96%) 3G
7 3 (1.96%) Modbus
8 2 (1.31%) DHCP
8 2 (1.31%) FTP
8 2 (1.31%) HTTP
8 2 (1.31%) Telnet
8 2 (1.31%) Firewall
9 1 (0.65%) RTSP
9 1 (0.65%) DLNA
9 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.31%) MySQL
1 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Subversion
1 9 (5.88%) JIRA
2 8 (5.23%) ClearCase
3 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.27%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.61%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.96%) Selenium
7 3 (1.96%) GDB
8 2 (1.31%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) GCC
9 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.65%) PVCS
9 1 (0.65%) Trac
General
1 32 (20.92%) Electronics
2 12 (7.84%) Aerospace
3 11 (7.19%) Finance
4 10 (6.54%) Retail
5 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (41.83%) Software Engineer
2 42 (27.45%) Developer
3 20 (13.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (9.80%) C++ Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Junior
5 12 (7.84%) Junior Software Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.54%) C Developer
8 9 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.61%) Tester
12 4 (2.61%) Analyst
12 4 (2.61%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.61%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.61%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.84%) .NET
2 10 (6.54%) Middleware
3 5 (3.27%) OpenGL
3 5 (3.27%) POSIX
4 4 (2.61%) Swing
4 4 (2.61%) Qt
4 4 (2.61%) JNI
4 4 (2.61%) Java SE
5 2 (1.31%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.31%) DirectCompute
5 2 (1.31%) Flash
5 2 (1.31%) STL
5 2 (1.31%) HTML
5 2 (1.31%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.31%) WebKit
5 2 (1.31%) HTML5
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.31%) RESTful
5 2 (1.31%) Ajax
6 1 (0.65%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.73%) STB
3 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.84%) DTV
5 10 (6.54%) Device Driver
6 8 (5.23%) CAN bus
6 8 (5.23%) Firmware
7 7 (4.58%) Open Source
8 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.92%) IPTV
9 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.96%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.31%) User Experience
11 2 (1.31%) MPEG
11 2 (1.31%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.31%) CUDA
11 2 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.65%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (43.79%) Linux
2 21 (13.73%) UNIX
3 19 (12.42%) Windows
3 19 (12.42%) Android
4 12 (7.84%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.96%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.38%) UML
4 21 (13.73%) OO
5 20 (13.07%) Multithreading
6 13 (8.50%) OOP
7 12 (7.84%) Cyber Security
7 12 (7.84%) Information Security
8 10 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.88%) OOD
9 9 (5.88%) Android Development
10 8 (5.23%) Scrum
10 8 (5.23%) TDD
11 6 (3.92%) Project Management
11 6 (3.92%) Information Assurance
11 6 (3.92%) Network Management
11 6 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.86%) C
2 86 (56.21%) C++
3 29 (18.95%) Python
3 29 (18.95%) Java
4 28 (18.30%) Embedded C
5 12 (7.84%) C#
6 10 (6.54%) Ruby
7 9 (5.88%) Perl
7 9 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 8 (5.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.92%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.61%) Lua
11 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.96%) PHP
11 3 (1.96%) VC++
11 3 (1.96%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) Degree
2 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) HND
5 6 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (1.96%) ISEB
7 2 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.65%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) CISM
8 1 (0.65%) PhD
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.31%) DO-254
3 1 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.31%) EMC
2 2 (1.31%) Serena
2 2 (1.31%) Wind River
2 2 (1.31%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (1.31%) Actel
2 2 (1.31%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.65%) Qualys
3 1 (0.65%) Huawei
3 1 (0.65%) Tripwire
3 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.65%) Sun
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco
3 1 (0.65%) IBM
3 1 (0.65%) McAfee
3 1 (0.65%) CA
3 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
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