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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 27 June 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 134 111 119
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 +60
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 7 5 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.74% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
10th Percentile £355 £319 £403
25th Percentile £372 £328 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £363 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% -
75th Percentile £450 £381 £456
90th Percentile £480 - £468
England median daily rate £475 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +26.67% -3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £46.25 - -
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
75th Percentile £48.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £51.25 £51.25
% change year-on-year -7.32% - +2.50%

Embedded Systems is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 724 674 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.88% 34.85% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 386 387
10th Percentile £185 £138 £204
25th Percentile £307 £205 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year +30.67% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £590 £502 £525
90th Percentile £700 £548 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 71 43
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.00 £15.35
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate £30.96 £30.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +3.20% +21.46% +59.35%
75th Percentile £50.37 £47.63 £31.50
90th Percentile £61.85 £56.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +19.05%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -3 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -20 2 £431 +18.97% 35
Suffolk -5 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £400 -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) 802.15
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) 802.15
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Automake
2 1 (14.29%) CMake
2 1 (14.29%) GDB
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Research Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) ARM Cortex
2 1 (14.29%) FPGA
2 1 (14.29%) IoT
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Agile
3 1 (14.29%) Attestation
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Edge Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Bash
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware