The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 48 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% 0.39% 3.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 2.27% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £200 £325
% change year-on-year
+79.37% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £43.00 £38.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.55%
Embedded Systems
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.57% 17.32% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £453 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.25% -66.44%
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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Gloucestershire region.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Gloucestershire region.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucester - - - -
Embedded Systems
South West

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) GSM
6 3 (33.33%) UMTS
6 3 (33.33%) 3G
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) LTE
7 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) STL
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) GSM
1 3 (33.33%) UMTS
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared