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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 526 558 522
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 93 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 18
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £368 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £34.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £42.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
Embedded Systems
UK

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
16162 16454 16213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.20% 32.36% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10618 10421 10088
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 617 661
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.47 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +46 42 £475 - 3
South East +8 23 £345 +2.98% 8
West Midlands -21 10 £375 -25.00% 2
South West +6 9 £325 +8.33% 5
East of England +17 7 £250 +11.11% 7
North West -13 1 - - 8
Embedded Systems
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 93 (50.00%) C++
2 88 (47.31%) C
3 79 (42.47%) Linux
4 78 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 42 (22.58%) Degree
7 37 (19.89%) Security Cleared
7 37 (19.89%) STB
8 35 (18.82%) Multithreading
9 27 (14.52%) Python
10 25 (13.44%) Scrum
10 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
11 23 (12.37%) TDD
11 23 (12.37%) Device Driver
12 21 (11.29%) Android
12 21 (11.29%) Telecoms
12 21 (11.29%) DVB
13 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
13 20 (10.75%) SC Cleared
14 19 (10.22%) Functional Testing
14 19 (10.22%) Unix
14 19 (10.22%) OO
14 19 (10.22%) Embedded C
15 18 (9.68%) ClearCase
15 18 (9.68%) Java
16 17 (9.14%) JSON
16 17 (9.14%) JIRA
16 17 (9.14%) Electronics
17 16 (8.60%) Information Security
17 16 (8.60%) Middleware

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 11 (5.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Simulink
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) DVB
2 11 (5.91%) HTTP
3 9 (4.84%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.76%) Wireless
5 6 (3.23%) UPnP
6 5 (2.69%) IPv4
6 5 (2.69%) SNMP
7 4 (2.15%) Firewall
8 3 (1.61%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.08%) ASN.1
9 2 (1.08%) GSM
9 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.08%) VLAN
9 2 (1.08%) VPN
10 1 (0.54%) Broadband
10 1 (0.54%) DHCP
10 1 (0.54%) DNS
10 1 (0.54%) FTP
10 1 (0.54%) RS-422
10 1 (0.54%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 18 (9.68%) ClearCase
2 17 (9.14%) JIRA
3 14 (7.53%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.38%) Ant
5 10 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (5.38%) Gradle
5 10 (5.38%) Subversion
6 9 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (2.69%) CppUnit
10 4 (2.15%) GCC
11 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.54%) MSTest
11 1 (0.54%) Qt Creator
General
1 21 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.14%) Electronics
3 15 (8.06%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.69%) Automotive
5 3 (1.61%) Finance
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Avionics
6 2 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (28.49%) Developer
2 46 (24.73%) Software Engineer
3 38 (20.43%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (14.52%) C++ Developer
5 22 (11.83%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (10.75%) Embedded Developer
6 20 (10.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (10.22%) Architect
7 19 (10.22%) Software Developer
8 18 (9.68%) Security Architect
9 17 (9.14%) Test Engineer
10 16 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (8.06%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 15 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (7.53%) Agile Developer
13 13 (6.99%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 11 (5.91%) C Developer
14 11 (5.91%) C++ Software Developer
15 10 (5.38%) C/C++ Developer
15 10 (5.38%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.14%) JSON
2 16 (8.60%) Middleware
3 12 (6.45%) RESTful
4 9 (4.84%) Qt
5 7 (3.76%) Flash
5 7 (3.76%) OpenGL
5 7 (3.76%) REST
5 7 (3.76%) SOAP
5 7 (3.76%) XML
6 6 (3.23%) XML-RPC
7 5 (2.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (2.69%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.61%) HTML
9 2 (1.08%) .NET
9 2 (1.08%) HTML5
10 1 (0.54%) CSS3
10 1 (0.54%) DirectCompute
10 1 (0.54%) Node.js
10 1 (0.54%) OpenCL
10 1 (0.54%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) STB
2 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
3 23 (12.37%) Device Driver
4 16 (8.60%) Algorithms
4 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.99%) Smartcard
6 11 (5.91%) DTV
6 11 (5.91%) Mathematics
7 10 (5.38%) Smartphone
8 9 (4.84%) IPTV
9 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.23%) CAN bus
11 5 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
12 4 (2.15%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (1.61%) Contactless
14 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
14 2 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.47%) Linux
2 21 (11.29%) Android
3 19 (10.22%) Unix
4 15 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 14 (7.53%) Windows
6 13 (6.99%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (4.84%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 35 (18.82%) Multithreading
4 25 (13.44%) Scrum
5 23 (12.37%) TDD
6 19 (10.22%) Functional Testing
6 19 (10.22%) OO
7 16 (8.60%) Information Security
8 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.53%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.99%) SABSA
10 13 (6.99%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (6.99%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.45%) Security Architecture
12 11 (5.91%) Cross-Platform Development
12 11 (5.91%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (5.38%) Software Architecture
13 10 (5.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.00%) C++
2 88 (47.31%) C
3 27 (14.52%) Python
4 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.22%) Embedded C
6 18 (9.68%) Java
7 15 (8.06%) C#
8 14 (7.53%) Perl
8 14 (7.53%) Ruby
9 11 (5.91%) MATLAB
10 10 (5.38%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.84%) Embedded C++
12 8 (4.30%) ActionScript
12 8 (4.30%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.76%) Lua
14 6 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
15 5 (2.69%) ANSI C
16 4 (2.15%) VC++
17 2 (1.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (22.58%) Degree
2 37 (19.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.75%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.99%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.91%) CISA
5 11 (5.91%) CISM
5 11 (5.91%) CISSP
5 11 (5.91%) IISP
6 6 (3.23%) ISEB
7 4 (2.15%) CCNA
7 4 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.15%) HND
7 4 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.08%) CEH
8 2 (1.08%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) GIAC
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (7.53%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.99%) ISO27005
2 13 (6.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (5.38%) ISO 9001
4 9 (4.84%) ISAE 3402
5 5 (2.69%) DO-178B
6 4 (2.15%) JTAG
7 1 (0.54%) ECSS
7 1 (0.54%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.54%) MISRA
7 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) LXC
2 5 (2.69%) Firmware
2 5 (2.69%) iptables
2 5 (2.69%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.54%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (8.60%) Barracuda Networks
2 12 (6.45%) Cisco
3 11 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.84%) ArcSight
4 9 (4.84%) IBM
4 9 (4.84%) Intel Security
4 9 (4.84%) Qualys
4 9 (4.84%) Tripwire
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle
5 7 (3.76%) Sun
6 4 (2.15%) Freescale
7 3 (1.61%) Intel
8 2 (1.08%) Adobe
8 2 (1.08%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.08%) HP
8 2 (1.08%) Huawei
8 2 (1.08%) Nokia
9 1 (0.54%) Borland
9 1 (0.54%) BT
9 1 (0.54%) QNX
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