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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.28% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.49%

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
183 156 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.50% 26.62% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.15 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
3 1 (25.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (25.00%) MISRA
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) POSIX
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) IC Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Emacs
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (25.00%) IC Design
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware