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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 53 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.01% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Embedded Systems
East of England

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
149 199 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.87% 31.34% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 92
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £258 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £535 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.45 £30.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% +144.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) SpaceWire
4 2 (40.00%) ECSS
4 2 (40.00%) Cygwin
4 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Avionics
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VxWorks

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) CMMI
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
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