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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 226 228 227
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 17 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.091% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.46% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £181 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £200 £286
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -30.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -17.05%
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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
2048 1727 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.42% 19.75% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 915 870
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £210
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 135 111 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 8 - - 2
Hampshire -4 5 £400 +100.00% 2
Kent - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 9
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) C++
3 29 (50.88%) C
3 29 (50.88%) Software Engineering
4 19 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 15 (26.32%) UNIX
6 14 (24.56%) Java
7 12 (21.05%) Windows
8 11 (19.30%) Aerospace
9 10 (17.54%) Finance
9 10 (17.54%) Information Security
9 10 (17.54%) Retail
10 9 (15.79%) OOD
11 8 (14.04%) STB
12 7 (12.28%) UML
12 7 (12.28%) DVB
12 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (10.53%) OO
13 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
14 5 (8.77%) Python
14 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
14 5 (8.77%) C#
14 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
14 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.77%) Android
15 4 (7.02%) NetBeans
15 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
15 4 (7.02%) Java SE
15 4 (7.02%) Lua

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (3.51%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DVB
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) UPnP
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
2 4 (7.02%) NetBeans
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 11 (19.30%) Aerospace
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) C Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.51%) FPGA Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Swing
1 4 (7.02%) JNI
1 4 (7.02%) Java SE
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.51%) Flash
2 2 (3.51%) POSIX
2 2 (3.51%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.51%) DirectCompute
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) STB
2 4 (7.02%) DTV
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) CUDA
4 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) UNIX
3 12 (21.05%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Software Engineering
2 19 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 10 (17.54%) Information Security
4 9 (15.79%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.51%) Logistics
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.51%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.51%) Android Development
10 1 (1.75%) QMS
10 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.75%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) OOP
10 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C++
2 29 (50.88%) C
3 14 (24.56%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) Python
4 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) Lua
5 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Xilinx
2 2 (3.51%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (3.51%) Actel
3 1 (1.75%) EMC
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