The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -8.38% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 186 176 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.66% 27.33% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 109 100
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £38.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Birmingham

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Birmingham