The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 87 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 3 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 1.38% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 5.04% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£403 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £51.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Embedded Systems
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 377 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.75% 27.44% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 188 152
Average daily rate £400 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 43 25
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.81 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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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
Redhill -8 1 £380 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (8.33%) IKE
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IKE
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree