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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
554 834 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.43% 31.54% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 445 364
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 17
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.20 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 12 £338 -
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) MODAF
5 3 (15.79%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
6 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.26%) SAN

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) RS-232
1 1 (5.26%) RS-485
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
4 3 (15.79%) MODAF
4 3 (15.79%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Def Stans
1 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM