Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 +3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.65% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Essex median daily rate £450 - £325
10th Percentile £416 - £313
90th Percentile £475 - £338
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 291 321 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.79% 37.54% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 204 134
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.53% -14.21% -12.50%
10th Percentile £167 £220 £187
90th Percentile £579 £484 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.39% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 61
Essex median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +41.18% +37.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.40 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% +47.27% -5.38%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Essex

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Essex

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Essex

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Brentwood - 4 £450 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Embedded Systems
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) API Development
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (20.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) API Development
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Degree