The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 136 145 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.59% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £43.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% +2.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
950 843 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.59% 26.07% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 510 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £226 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South West region.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South West region.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +12 3 - - 2
Bristol - 3 - -
Devon - 3 - -
Dorset +5 1 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (55.56%) C
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Firmware
5 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Electronics
6 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 4 (22.22%) Simulink
6 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Avionics
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Tcl
8 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
8 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Physics
8 2 (11.11%) MISRA
9 1 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) MISRA C

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (22.22%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSTest
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Avionics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) GUI Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Tcl
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) MISRA
2 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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