The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Embedded Systems
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.35% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £320
% change year-on-year +9.58% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £43.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -2.61% +8.17%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 211 222 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.77% 26.15% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 175 168
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Bristol

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ada 95
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ada
1 1 (33.33%) Ada 95
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared