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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 416 412 387
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 13 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.053% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
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£448 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £200 £325
% change year-on-year
+79.37% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
- -10.55%
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
8763 9294 9604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.82% 37.56% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 6433 6489
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £41.93
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Ilford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (72.73%) C++
2 22 (66.67%) C
3 16 (48.48%) Electronics
3 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Degree
3 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
6 12 (36.36%) OOP
6 12 (36.36%) OO
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) JIRA
9 7 (21.21%) STB
9 7 (21.21%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) Middleware
9 7 (21.21%) DTV
10 6 (18.18%) DVB
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) IPTV
11 5 (15.15%) Android
12 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.12%) Android Development
12 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (12.12%) Ruby
12 4 (12.12%) OpenGL
12 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 4 (12.12%) UNIX
12 4 (12.12%) Java
12 4 (12.12%) Perl

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DVB
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) GDB
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Trac
4 1 (3.03%) GCC
General
1 16 (48.48%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Junior
2 12 (36.36%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 4 (12.12%) OpenGL
3 3 (9.09%) Qt
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) WebKit
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) POSIX
4 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Direct3D
5 1 (3.03%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) STB
2 7 (21.21%) DTV
3 5 (15.15%) IPTV
4 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.06%) Video on Demand
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) MPEG
5 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.03%) RenderMan
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) OOP
3 12 (36.36%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Android Development
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.03%) DRM
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C++
2 22 (66.67%) C
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) GLSL
6 1 (3.03%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Wind River
2 1 (3.03%) Huawei
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian