The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
UK
Rank 526 557 562
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 74 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 12
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.51 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -1.68%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
England +21 56 £425 +17.64% 50
East of England +11 15 £330 +3.12% 15
Scotland +37 14 £338 -
London +14 14 £425 +1.19% 7
East Midlands - 14 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 14 £525 -
Glasgow - 12 £338 -
Northampton - 9 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £330 - 13
South East +1 5 - - 12
Suffolk - 5 £275 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £275 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £330 - 13
South Wales +9 2 - -
Wales +9 2 - -
Berkshire +8 2 - - 3
Osterley +4 2 £438 -7.89%
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Reading +12 1 - -
South West +5 1 £325 - 7
Hampshire +4 1 - - 4
Harlow +1 1 - -
Dorset +1 1 £325 - 1
Essex -2 1 - -
West Midlands -4 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 87 (54.04%) C++
2 82 (50.93%) Software Engineering
3 67 (41.61%) C
4 51 (31.68%) Linux
5 48 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.98%) Python
7 24 (14.91%) Security Cleared
8 23 (14.29%) JIRA
9 20 (12.42%) Unix
9 20 (12.42%) Git (software)
10 18 (11.18%) UML
10 18 (11.18%) Java
11 17 (10.56%) Windows
11 17 (10.56%) Scrum
11 17 (10.56%) Multithreading
11 17 (10.56%) Rational DOORS
12 16 (9.94%) Automotive
12 16 (9.94%) Perl
13 15 (9.32%) Degree
14 14 (8.70%) SC Cleared
14 14 (8.70%) C#
14 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
14 14 (8.70%) Embedded C
15 13 (8.07%) Confluence
16 12 (7.45%) Subversion
16 12 (7.45%) VoIP
16 12 (7.45%) Electronics
17 11 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (6.83%) STB
17 11 (6.83%) Ruby

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (8.07%) Confluence
2 9 (5.59%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (2.48%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Simulink
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.62%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.62%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.45%) VoIP
3 11 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (6.21%) Ethernet
5 9 (5.59%) Internet
6 8 (4.97%) HTTP
7 7 (4.35%) AMQP
7 7 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 6 (3.73%) DVB
9 5 (3.11%) Network Security
9 5 (3.11%) PSTN
9 5 (3.11%) ZigBee
10 4 (2.48%) Bluetooth
10 4 (2.48%) SNMP
10 4 (2.48%) SSL
11 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.24%) FlexRay
12 2 (1.24%) IPv4
13 1 (0.62%) RS-232
13 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) JIRA
2 20 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.56%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (7.45%) Subversion
5 8 (4.97%) CMake
5 8 (4.97%) GoogleTest
5 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.35%) Valgrind
7 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.24%) Automake
8 2 (1.24%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.24%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.24%) Qt Creator
8 2 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Emacs
9 1 (0.62%) GCC
9 1 (0.62%) Trac
9 1 (0.62%) WiX
General
1 16 (9.94%) Automotive
2 12 (7.45%) Electronics
3 9 (5.59%) Finance
4 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.48%) Retail
8 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Military
9 1 (0.62%) Avionics
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (45.34%) Software Engineer
2 34 (21.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (18.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Developer
5 19 (11.80%) C++ Developer
6 17 (10.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (8.70%) Architect
9 12 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Real Time Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) C++/Java Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Systems Architect
13 6 (3.73%) Java Engineer
13 6 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (3.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) JSON
1 8 (4.97%) RESTful
2 7 (4.35%) Middleware
2 7 (4.35%) STL
3 6 (3.73%) .NET
4 5 (3.11%) OpenGL
5 3 (1.86%) HTML
5 3 (1.86%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.24%) J2EE
6 2 (1.24%) JSON-LD
6 2 (1.24%) Node.js
6 2 (1.24%) Qt
6 2 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.24%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.24%) SAML
6 2 (1.24%) Web Services
6 2 (1.24%) XML
7 1 (0.62%) HTML5
7 1 (0.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (6.83%) STB
2 9 (5.59%) Algorithms
2 9 (5.59%) Device Driver
3 8 (4.97%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.73%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.11%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.48%) IPTV
8 3 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.86%) VHDL
9 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.24%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.24%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.24%) Verilog
9 2 (1.24%) W3C
9 2 (1.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.68%) Linux
2 20 (12.42%) Unix
3 17 (10.56%) Windows
4 7 (4.35%) CentOS
5 5 (3.11%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.86%) Tizen
8 1 (0.62%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (50.93%) Software Engineering
2 48 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (11.18%) UML
4 17 (10.56%) Multithreading
4 17 (10.56%) Scrum
5 10 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (6.21%) OO
6 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.59%) Requirements Management
7 8 (4.97%) Automated Testing
8 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (4.35%) Functional Testing
8 7 (4.35%) Memory Management
8 7 (4.35%) Open Source
8 7 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 6 (3.73%) API Development
9 6 (3.73%) SDLC
9 6 (3.73%) Software Architecture
9 6 (3.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.04%) C++
2 67 (41.61%) C
3 37 (22.98%) Python
4 18 (11.18%) Java
5 16 (9.94%) Perl
6 14 (8.70%) C#
6 14 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.83%) Ruby
8 6 (3.73%) Ada
9 4 (2.48%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.48%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.86%) GLSL
11 2 (1.24%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.24%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.24%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.32%) Degree
3 14 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) MBA
5 2 (1.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) ACCA
6 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) CIMA
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) MISRA
2 9 (5.59%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.48%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.86%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.86%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.62%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) Firmware
2 2 (1.24%) iptables
2 2 (1.24%) OpenSSH
2 2 (1.24%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.62%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.62%) Marathon
1 1 (0.62%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (4.97%) Google
2 7 (4.35%) SAP
3 5 (3.11%) EMC
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.24%) BT
5 2 (1.24%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
6 1 (0.62%) Apigee
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) Huawei
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