Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded Systems
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 176 171
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.024% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.071% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Berkshire median daily rate £367 £675 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.70% +138.94% +7.62%
10th Percentile £325 £638 £258
90th Percentile £385 £713 £310
South East median daily rate £373 £550 £300
% change year-on-year -32.18% +83.33% -15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.75% - -11.11%

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,369 1,404 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.89% 34.06% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 686 622
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £233 £215
90th Percentile £576 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -39.43% +9.31%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% -7.90% +14.74%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 8 £367 - 2
Embedded Systems
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
2 5 (62.50%) Simulink
2 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
2 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (62.50%) RS-232
2 5 (62.50%) MISRA C
2 5 (62.50%) MISRA
2 5 (62.50%) FMEA
3 4 (50.00%) RFID
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 26262
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) RS-232
2 4 (50.00%) RFID
3 1 (12.50%) NFC
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) PC Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) FMEA
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) MISRA
1 5 (62.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple