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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 212 209 230
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 40 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.58% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate £340 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £50.50 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £39.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +0.67%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2055 1646 2021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.32% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 773 902
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 162 199
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.88 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.32% -8.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
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
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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 17 £300 - 1
Hampshire 0 10 £343 -23.88%
Berkshire +3 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Middlesex +1 3 £330 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 49 (71.01%) C++
2 43 (62.32%) Software Engineering
3 42 (60.87%) Linux
4 31 (44.93%) C
5 30 (43.48%) Multithreading
6 19 (27.54%) OO
7 18 (26.09%) Windows
8 16 (23.19%) UML
8 16 (23.19%) OOD
9 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
9 10 (14.49%) Ruby
10 9 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (13.04%) VC++
11 8 (11.59%) C#
11 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.14%) UNIX
12 7 (10.14%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (10.14%) Scrum
13 6 (8.70%) LynxOS
13 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
13 6 (8.70%) DVB
13 6 (8.70%) Intel
13 6 (8.70%) POSIX
13 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
13 6 (8.70%) Java
13 6 (8.70%) SQL
13 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.70%) DICOM
13 6 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DVB
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) UPnP
5 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
4 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
1 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) C++ Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) ActionScript Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) POSIX
2 3 (4.35%) Flash
2 3 (4.35%) STL
2 3 (4.35%) MFC
3 2 (2.90%) DCOM
3 2 (2.90%) OpenCL
3 2 (2.90%) DirectCompute
4 1 (1.45%) Qt
4 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
2 2 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (2.90%) CUDA
2 2 (2.90%) Open Source
2 2 (2.90%) STB
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (10.14%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) LynxOS
6 4 (5.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Software Engineering
2 30 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 19 (27.54%) OO
4 16 (23.19%) UML
4 16 (23.19%) OOD
5 9 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (10.14%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (8.70%) Signal Processing
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
9 5 (7.25%) RUP
10 4 (5.80%) Information Security
11 3 (4.35%) Logistics
11 3 (4.35%) QMS
11 3 (4.35%) Image Processing
11 3 (4.35%) Quality Management
12 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C++
2 31 (44.93%) C
3 10 (14.49%) Ruby
4 9 (13.04%) VC++
5 8 (11.59%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.70%) Java
6 6 (8.70%) SQL
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (4.35%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.35%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.90%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) DICOM
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Intel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Altera
4 1 (1.45%) Freescale
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