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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 - 135
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% - 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -8.38% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 538 648 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.67% 26.33% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 338 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Reading - 1 £300 -
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) UPnP

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) DVB
1 1 (25.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MBA
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree