The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / North West
Rank - 159 140
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.080% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £488 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -1.68%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
783 1248 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.57% 32.21% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 695 523
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 58 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.17 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the North West