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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / South East
Rank 229 230 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 5 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.98% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -2.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -1.68%

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
2187 2657 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.89% 31.71% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1536 1491
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 167 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +8 2 - - 3
Hampshire +4 1 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 13 (52.00%) C++
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Automotive
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (16.00%) Electronics
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) ISO26262
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.00%) Confluence

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 (12.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
1 1 (4.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (4.00%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) FlexRay
3 1 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) AMQP
3 1 (4.00%) GPRS
3 1 (4.00%) LTE
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) CMake
4 1 (4.00%) GoogleTest
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Trac
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 7 (28.00%) Automotive
2 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Military
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 2 (8.00%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C++
2 10 (40.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MBA
2 2 (8.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO26262
2 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (8.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (8.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) HP