Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RS-232 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RS-232 over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

RS-232
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing RS-232 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £373 - -
South East median daily rate £373 - £298
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%

RS-232 is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 813 768 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.76% 18.67% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 325 475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £233 £251
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -35.14% -24.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £16.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.82% -33.00% -4.76%

RS-232
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RS-232 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RS-232 in Berkshire

RS-232
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RS-232 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RS-232 in Berkshire

RS-232
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 RS-232 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 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 - 6 £373 -
RS-232
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RS-232 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 RS-232.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 6 (100.00%) Simulink
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) FMEA
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) RFID
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) NFC

RS-232
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 6 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
1 1 (16.67%) RFID
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) PC Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) FMEA
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple