Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 178 200
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 49 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 1.10% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 1
East of England median daily rate £375 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +0.77% -3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £313
90th Percentile £468 £354 £338
England median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94% -13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32.25 £38.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £48.55 £45.35 £44.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT 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 IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1652 1544 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.02% 31.68% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 871 878
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +6.34%
10th Percentile £191 £180 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £552
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 124 180
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.34 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.06% +45.74% -6.58%
10th Percentile £10.93 £14.15 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.05
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 34 £375 +13.64% 14
Hertfordshire -1 9 £425 +30.77% 1
Essex -12 5 £450 -
Norfolk -5 1 £313 +25.00%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 35 (71.43%) C
2 28 (57.14%) Python
3 26 (53.06%) Linux
4 25 (51.02%) Wireless
5 22 (44.90%) C++
6 21 (42.86%) Embedded C
6 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 20 (40.82%) Telecoms
8 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
9 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
9 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (32.65%) Device Driver
11 14 (28.57%) Degree
12 13 (26.53%) Perforce
13 12 (24.49%) Electronics
13 12 (24.49%) Bluetooth
14 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (18.37%) Embedded C++
15 9 (18.37%) Signal Processing
16 8 (16.33%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
17 7 (14.29%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
17 7 (14.29%) Windows
17 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
17 7 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
18 6 (12.24%) UML
18 6 (12.24%) R
18 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
19 5 (10.20%) QA
19 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing

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 5 (10.20%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) Wireless
2 12 (24.49%) Bluetooth
3 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.08%) SpaceWire
7 1 (2.04%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
3 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.04%) GCC
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (40.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.49%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
3 3 (6.12%) Avionics
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Software Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Automation Tester
5 9 (18.37%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Test Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Tester
6 7 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) JSON
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
1 4 (8.16%) RESTful
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.04%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.65%) Device Driver
3 5 (10.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (10.20%) Verilog
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) ASIC
5 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.04%) State Machine
5 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Signal Processing
5 7 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
5 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) UML
7 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.16%) API Development
8 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.16%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.12%) Linux Kernel Development
9 3 (6.12%) Physics
9 3 (6.12%) Statistics
9 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) C
2 28 (57.14%) Python
3 22 (44.90%) C++
4 21 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded C++
6 6 (12.24%) R
7 5 (10.20%) Ada
7 5 (10.20%) Ada 95
7 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.12%) Java
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ECSS
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 3 (6.12%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Perforce
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat