The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 244 244 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 29 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.74% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Median daily rate £421 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.30 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £50.00 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2992 3101 2761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.03% 31.16% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1753 1649 1468
Median daily rate £391 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 152 189
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -7.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +1 13 £421 +4.65% 4
West Sussex - 5 £472 -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £363 -
Hampshire -2 3 £340 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) C++
3 34 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 30 (44.12%) Linux
5 29 (42.65%) C
6 22 (32.35%) Multithreading
7 20 (29.41%) Degree
8 15 (22.06%) Information Security
8 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
9 14 (20.59%) SABSA
9 14 (20.59%) ISO27005
9 14 (20.59%) STB
9 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
9 14 (20.59%) Smartcard
9 14 (20.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (20.59%) Cisco
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.65%) Embedded C
10 12 (17.65%) CISSP
10 12 (17.65%) CISA
10 12 (17.65%) CISM
10 12 (17.65%) IIS
10 12 (17.65%) ISO 9001
10 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 12 (17.65%) IISP
11 11 (16.18%) ISAE 3402
11 11 (16.18%) Barracuda Networks
11 11 (16.18%) Qualys

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) DVB
2 7 (10.29%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.94%) UPnP
3 2 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) 802.15
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) ClearCase
2 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.29%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Software Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 19 (27.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Architect
4 14 (20.59%) Security Architect
5 13 (19.12%) C++ Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) C Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.82%) C/C++ Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded Developer
10 5 (7.35%) CISSP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Flash
2 6 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Smartcard
1 14 (20.59%) STB
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
4 7 (10.29%) Data Structures
4 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
4 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.35%) Device Driver
6 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.41%) Contactless
7 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.94%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.94%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (32.35%) Multithreading
4 15 (22.06%) Information Security
5 14 (20.59%) SABSA
5 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
6 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 11 (16.18%) Business Development
7 11 (16.18%) Quality Management
7 11 (16.18%) Security Architecture
8 10 (14.71%) Cross-Platform Development
8 10 (14.71%) Scrum
8 10 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.24%) Security Management
9 9 (13.24%) Security Testing
10 7 (10.29%) CRM
10 7 (10.29%) ITIL
10 7 (10.29%) OO
10 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) C++
2 29 (42.65%) C
3 12 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 8 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 6 (8.82%) ActionScript 2.0
5 6 (8.82%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (5.88%) Java
7 3 (4.41%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) CISA
2 12 (17.65%) CISM
2 12 (17.65%) CISSP
2 12 (17.65%) IISP
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
2 14 (20.59%) ISO27005
2 14 (20.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (17.65%) ISO 9001
4 11 (16.18%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.47%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Cisco
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) ArcSight
3 11 (16.18%) Barracuda Networks
3 11 (16.18%) IBM
3 11 (16.18%) Intel Security
3 11 (16.18%) Qualys
3 11 (16.18%) Tripwire
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) Sun
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Borland
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) QNX