The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 123 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £200 £325
% change year-on-year
+79.37% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.55%
Embedded Systems
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
747 635 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.86% 25.53% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 323 252
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 53
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fife - 1 £288 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) VectorCAST
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++