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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 231 247 246
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 11 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £376 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +10.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £323 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.07% -17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.55 £40.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £46.50 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.70%
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
2309 3028 3104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.84% 32.00% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1745 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 186
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +21 6 £450 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 - - 1
Hampshire +14 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (55.88%) C++
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) C
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
6 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Automotive
7 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
10 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
10 4 (11.76%) Electronics
10 4 (11.76%) Subversion
10 4 (11.76%) Test Management
10 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.82%) Confluence
11 3 (8.82%) JIRA
11 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (8.82%) Rational DOORS

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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
1 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.94%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) 4G
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) FlexRay
2 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 1 (2.94%) AMQP
3 1 (2.94%) GPRS
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.94%) CMake
6 1 (2.94%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Trac
6 1 (2.94%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) WiX
General
1 7 (20.59%) Automotive
2 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.88%) BSS Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Validation
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C++
2 11 (32.35%) C
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) MBA
3 2 (5.88%) PhD
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO26262
2 2 (5.88%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.88%) IEC 61508
2 2 (5.88%) MISRA
2 2 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) HP
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google