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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
733 686 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.43% 26.02% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 362 317
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 20
Average hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +68.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB