The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 390 426 406
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 38 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.030% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.080% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £303 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% -34.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £341 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8161 8707 8950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.81% 36.94% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6121 6044
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 170
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in London

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in London

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Histogram in London

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in London

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Greenford - 5 £243 -
Croydon - 4 £383 -
City of London - 3 £325 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) C++
3 34 (45.95%) Linux
4 29 (39.19%) C
5 19 (25.68%) Python
5 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.97%) Android
6 17 (22.97%) TDD
7 16 (21.62%) STB
7 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.92%) JIRA
9 13 (17.57%) Degree
9 13 (17.57%) Java
9 13 (17.57%) Scrum
9 13 (17.57%) Functional Testing
10 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
10 12 (16.22%) Device Driver
10 12 (16.22%) JSON
10 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
11 11 (14.86%) Ruby
11 11 (14.86%) Perl
11 11 (14.86%) Unix
11 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
12 10 (13.51%) C#
12 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (12.16%) Kanban
13 9 (12.16%) Smartphone
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) DVB
2 7 (9.46%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) JIRA
2 9 (12.16%) Ant
2 9 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (12.16%) Gradle
2 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.46%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Qt Creator
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Developer
3 13 (17.57%) C++ Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) iOS Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Objective-C Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Tester
7 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Product Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Product Test Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) JSON
2 7 (9.46%) Middleware
2 7 (9.46%) RESTful
3 6 (8.11%) OpenGL
3 6 (8.11%) Qt
4 5 (6.76%) REST
4 5 (6.76%) SOAP
4 5 (6.76%) XML
5 4 (5.41%) XML-RPC
6 2 (2.70%) HTML
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) Node.js
7 1 (1.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) STB
2 12 (16.22%) Device Driver
3 9 (12.16%) IPTV
3 9 (12.16%) Smartphone
4 8 (10.81%) Digital TV
5 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.35%) Arduino
9 1 (1.35%) BeagleBoard
9 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.35%) MPEG
9 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Android
3 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 11 (14.86%) Unix
4 9 (12.16%) Windows
5 6 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (6.76%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) TDD
3 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.57%) Functional Testing
4 13 (17.57%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.16%) iOS Development
7 9 (12.16%) Kanban
7 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.81%) API Testing
9 7 (9.46%) API Development
9 7 (9.46%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) Software Architecture
9 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) C++
2 29 (39.19%) C
3 19 (25.68%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.57%) Java
6 11 (14.86%) Perl
6 11 (14.86%) Ruby
7 10 (13.51%) C#
8 9 (12.16%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.76%) Lua
10 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) Degree
3 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) CCNA
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.41%) HND
5 4 (5.41%) ISEB
5 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.70%) CEH
6 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) GIAC
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) ISO27005
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) LXC
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
2 2 (2.70%) Huawei
2 2 (2.70%) Nokia
3 1 (1.35%) Freescale
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Virgin Media