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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 219 256 206
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -50
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 38 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.37% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 12
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £380 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £380 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Average hourly rate £48.75 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
2582 2700 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.58% 28.69% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1415 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +26 15 £406 - 5
Surrey +4 13 £398 +4.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £255 - 3
Middlesex - 2 £388 -
Berkshire +11 1 - - 3
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 34 (56.67%) C
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) STB
4 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 25 (41.67%) C++
5 20 (33.33%) DVB
6 14 (23.33%) ClearCase
7 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 13 (21.67%) Multithreading
7 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 11 (18.33%) UPnP
9 11 (18.33%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (15.00%) Cisco
10 9 (15.00%) IIS
11 8 (13.33%) ActionScript
11 8 (13.33%) OO
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
11 8 (13.33%) CISSP
11 8 (13.33%) Smartcard
11 8 (13.33%) Information Security
11 8 (13.33%) CISA
11 8 (13.33%) CISM
11 8 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (13.33%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) DVB
2 11 (18.33%) UPnP
3 5 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) 802.15
5 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Software Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) C++ Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Security Architect
7 7 (11.67%) C Developer
8 6 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) ActionScript Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Flash
2 5 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.67%) Qt
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) STB
2 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 8 (13.33%) Smartcard
4 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.67%) Device Driver
5 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.33%) DTV
8 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.67%) IPTV
9 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.67%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (21.67%) Multithreading
4 11 (18.33%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 8 (13.33%) OO
5 8 (13.33%) SABSA
5 8 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.67%) Business Development
6 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.67%) Quality Management
6 7 (11.67%) Security Architecture
6 7 (11.67%) Security Management
6 7 (11.67%) Security Testing
7 6 (10.00%) OOP
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C
2 25 (41.67%) C++
3 12 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (13.33%) ActionScript
5 6 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 6 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (6.67%) Java
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Ada
9 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.67%) GLSL
9 1 (1.67%) Pascal
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) CISA
2 8 (13.33%) CISM
2 8 (13.33%) CISSP
2 8 (13.33%) IISP
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 8 (13.33%) ISO27005
2 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (11.67%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) zsh
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) ArcSight
3 7 (11.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
3 7 (11.67%) Intel Security
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Qualys
3 7 (11.67%) Sun
3 7 (11.67%) Tripwire
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.67%) Huawei
5 1 (1.67%) Nokia
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
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