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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 219 227 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 21 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.083% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£400 £350 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
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 £40.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1945 1731 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.62% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 831 823
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £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 121 133 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Embedded Systems
England

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
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 22 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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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
Surrey -1 10 - - 5
East Sussex - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £400 - 2
Kent - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 35 (57.38%) C++
3 32 (52.46%) Software Engineering
4 27 (44.26%) C
5 25 (40.98%) Multithreading
6 15 (24.59%) Windows
7 13 (21.31%) UNIX
8 10 (16.39%) Java
8 10 (16.39%) Information Security
8 10 (16.39%) Finance
8 10 (16.39%) Aerospace
8 10 (16.39%) Retail
9 9 (14.75%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (13.11%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
11 7 (11.48%) UML
11 7 (11.48%) OOD
12 6 (9.84%) DVB
12 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.84%) Embedded C
12 6 (9.84%) C#
13 5 (8.20%) STB
13 5 (8.20%) Python
13 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (8.20%) Ruby
13 5 (8.20%) Android
14 4 (6.56%) Lua
14 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
14 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
14 4 (6.56%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (4.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DVB
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) UPnP
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.28%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
1 10 (16.39%) Aerospace
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) C++ Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) C Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) FPGA Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) ActionScript Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Design Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Flash
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.28%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.28%) DirectCompute
2 2 (3.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) STB
2 3 (4.92%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.28%) CUDA
3 2 (3.28%) DTV
3 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) Windows
3 13 (21.31%) UNIX
4 8 (13.11%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Software Engineering
2 25 (40.98%) Multithreading
3 10 (16.39%) Information Security
4 9 (14.75%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) UML
5 7 (11.48%) OOD
6 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.56%) OO
7 3 (4.92%) OOP
7 3 (4.92%) Logistics
8 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.28%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.28%) Android Development
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.64%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.64%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) C++
2 27 (44.26%) C
3 10 (16.39%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded C
4 6 (9.84%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) Lua
6 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.92%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.92%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.92%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.28%) VC++
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) DO-254
2 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Xilinx
1 2 (3.28%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (3.28%) Actel
2 1 (1.64%) EMC
2 1 (1.64%) Freescale
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