The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 1.36% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 4.92% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
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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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.67% 27.73% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 25
Average daily rate £350 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Systems
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Management
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) WebKit
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) IPTV
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) DVB
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (16.67%) DVB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) WebKit
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Management
2 5 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware