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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 235 221 239
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 23 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£350 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.75 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
Embedded Systems
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2824 2217 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.23% 25.82% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1189 1086
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 121 190
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.35 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 31 October 2014.

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
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 31 October 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 - 11 £368 - 5
Middlesex +8 5 £340 -38.18%
Hampshire -23 4 £388 +93.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 6
Berkshire +6 1 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) C
3 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 19 (43.18%) C++
5 10 (22.73%) UNIX
6 9 (20.45%) UML
6 9 (20.45%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Firmware
7 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 7 (15.91%) STB
8 7 (15.91%) DVB
8 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
9 6 (13.64%) Finance
9 6 (13.64%) Information Security
9 6 (13.64%) Python
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.64%) Subversion
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) Open Source
9 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
10 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.36%) Android
10 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.36%) Java SE
10 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Retail
10 5 (11.36%) JNI
10 5 (11.36%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DVB
2 3 (6.82%) UPnP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) NetBeans
3 4 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.91%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Design Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Design Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) C Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Swing
1 5 (11.36%) JNI
1 5 (11.36%) Java SE
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.55%) POSIX
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) STB
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) DTV
4 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.27%) VHDL
5 1 (2.27%) Verilog
5 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) UML
3 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) OO
5 5 (11.36%) OOD
6 4 (9.09%) Use Case
6 4 (9.09%) V-Model
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Android Development
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.27%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.27%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.27%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C
2 19 (43.18%) C++
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
6 4 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (9.09%) Lua
6 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.55%) DO-254
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Xilinx
2 2 (4.55%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (4.55%) Actel
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Qualys
3 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.27%) Sun
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee
3 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
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