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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 242 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 18 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.16% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 10
Median daily rate £325 £349 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.24% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
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
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +9 7 £300 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +7 5 £525 +31.25% 1
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 27 (65.85%) C++
2 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
3 20 (48.78%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) C
5 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
6 13 (31.71%) Degree
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
8 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
9 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) Automotive
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
12 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
12 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
13 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
13 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
13 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.20%) Electronics
14 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
14 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
14 5 (12.20%) STB
14 5 (12.20%) DVB
14 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
14 5 (12.20%) Exploratory Testing
15 4 (9.76%) Mentoring

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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Simulink
1 2 (4.88%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DVB
2 4 (9.76%) UPnP
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) 4G
4 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.88%) FlexRay
4 2 (4.88%) LTE
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (21.95%) Automotive
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.20%) Electronics
4 3 (7.32%) Finance
5 2 (4.88%) Military
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Embedded Engineer
1 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Embedded Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) C Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) DirectCompute
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
3 5 (12.20%) STB
4 2 (4.88%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.44%) Contactless
5 1 (2.44%) CUDA
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
5 9 (21.95%) TDD
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Test Management
10 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Validation
11 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
11 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C++
2 18 (43.90%) C
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
4 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO26262
2 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.88%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.88%) MISRA
2 2 (4.88%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) HP