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 3 months to 23 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 123 141
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 0.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £320
% change year-on-year +9.58% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.45% -3.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.97% +6.87%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 748 797 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.19% 31.27% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 451 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 78
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.54 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.06% -40.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.46 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 13
Hertfordshire - 4 £425 - 2
Essex -16 1 £450 +25.00%
Embedded Systems
England

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

1 14 (66.67%) C
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
3 8 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Automotive
5 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 6 (28.57%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) ANSI C
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Device Driver
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
8 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Avionics
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Cygwin
8 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
8 3 (14.29%) Tcl
8 3 (14.29%) Firmware

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 (4.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) SpaceWire
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) GCC
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Automotive
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Avionics
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Validation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) WebKit
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) POSIX
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Device Driver
3 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (4.76%) Digital TV
6 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Android Development
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) API Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) CMMI
6 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) ANSI C
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Tcl
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ECSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Cygwin
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.76%) SAP