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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 404 377 369
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 10 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.67%
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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
7819 8733 8316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.00% 37.46% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5355 6140 5755
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 148 167
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Network Design
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 5 (27.78%) Endeca
4 5 (27.78%) Google
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (27.78%) Velocity
4 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) iPad
4 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
4 5 (27.78%) Intranet
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Apple

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
1 5 (27.78%) Intranet
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Programmer
2 5 (27.78%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) Struts
1 5 (27.78%) XML
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) Ajax
1 5 (27.78%) Velocity
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) iPad
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) DTV
3 2 (11.11%) STB
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.56%) GPGPU
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Tizen
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Release Management
2 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Memory Management
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
1 7 (38.89%) C++
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.11%) GLSL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Apple
1 5 (27.78%) ATG
1 5 (27.78%) Endeca
1 5 (27.78%) Google