Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 166 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +25
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £473 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +45.38% -
10th Percentile £334 £307 £303
90th Percentile £438 £668 £363
South East median daily rate £400 £315 £473
% change year-on-year +26.98% -33.33% +21.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% -10.50%

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 1,401 1,437 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.51% 35.80% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 708 548
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £230
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 42 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -17.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.16
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.35 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -16.28% +30.30% -32.65%

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 25 April 2019. 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 - 5 £356 - 1
Embedded Systems
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) DVB
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) IPTV
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) STB
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) API Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DVB
2 1 (14.29%) RS-485
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IPTV
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (42.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) API Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) EMC