The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 29 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 - £225
10th Percentile £413 - £213
90th Percentile £438 - £238
East of England median daily rate £438 £250 £225
% change year-on-year +75.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -4.45% -3.68%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 226 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 35.47% 33.73% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 161 213
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £263 £182 £276
90th Percentile £550 £488 £494
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -41.17%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.47 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £29.10 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -35.71%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Stevenage - 3 - -
Watford - 1 £425 -
Embedded Systems
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
4 3 (42.86%) Cygwin
4 3 (42.86%) Avionics
4 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Automotive
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
4 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SpaceWire
5 2 (28.57%) ECSS
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) GCC
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Avionics
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Validation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat