The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Embedded Systems
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
303 261 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 26.28% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 131 149
Average daily rate £425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Embedded Systems
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 802.15
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.15
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree