The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 221 223 231
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 21 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.41% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Average hourly rate £47.00 £38.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -10.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2020 1714 2011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.22% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 851 853
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 127 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.85 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -21.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Surrey +7 11 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 3
Kent - 2 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 35 (59.32%) C++
3 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
4 27 (45.76%) C
5 24 (40.68%) Multithreading
6 15 (25.42%) Windows
7 13 (22.03%) UNIX
8 11 (18.64%) Java
9 10 (16.95%) Information Security
9 10 (16.95%) Finance
9 10 (16.95%) Aerospace
9 10 (16.95%) Retail
10 8 (13.56%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (13.56%) UML
10 8 (13.56%) OOD
10 8 (13.56%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
12 6 (10.17%) STB
12 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.17%) DVB
12 6 (10.17%) C#
13 5 (8.47%) OO
13 5 (8.47%) Python
13 5 (8.47%) Embedded C
13 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
13 5 (8.47%) Ruby
13 5 (8.47%) Android
14 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
14 4 (6.78%) Lua
14 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.17%) DVB
2 2 (3.39%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
1 10 (16.95%) Aerospace
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Software Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) C++ Developer
4 9 (15.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) C Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.39%) FPGA Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) ActionScript Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Software Integration Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Flash
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.39%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.39%) DirectCompute
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) JNI
3 1 (1.69%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.69%) POSIX
3 1 (1.69%) Swing
3 1 (1.69%) Java SE
3 1 (1.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) STB
2 3 (5.08%) DTV
2 3 (5.08%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) CUDA
3 2 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.69%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 13 (22.03%) UNIX
4 8 (13.56%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
2 24 (40.68%) Multithreading
3 10 (16.95%) Information Security
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (13.56%) UML
4 8 (13.56%) OOD
5 5 (8.47%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) OOP
8 2 (3.39%) Logistics
8 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.39%) Android Development
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.69%) TDD
9 1 (1.69%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) C++
2 27 (45.76%) C
3 11 (18.64%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) Lua
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.08%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.08%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.39%) VC++
8 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Actel
1 2 (3.39%) Xilinx
1 2 (3.39%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (1.69%) EMC
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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