The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.54% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 130 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.35% 22.61% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 90
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 8
Median hourly rate £20.67 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Verilog
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ANSI C
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware