The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 140 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.57% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 2.02% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
913 693 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.75% 28.19% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 414 342
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -28.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Systems Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Solihull - 4 - -
Coventry -19 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 11 (68.75%) C
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 8 (50.00%) IPv4
4 8 (50.00%) SNMP
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) CppUnit
4 8 (50.00%) OpenSSH
4 8 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (50.00%) Regular Expression
4 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (50.00%) iptables
5 6 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Sun
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
2 8 (50.00%) IPv4
2 8 (50.00%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) Telnet
3 1 (6.25%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (12.50%) Automake
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XML-RPC
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.25%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) SABSA
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Lua
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) IISP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO27005
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) iptables
1 8 (50.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Qualys
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) Tripwire
Redditch
Huxley
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago