The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 97 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% - 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
455 338 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.61% 24.65% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 174 138
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.50 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.49 £61.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Embedded Systems
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Atmel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Arduino
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Hardware Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Arduino
1 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Wyse
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Atmel