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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.15% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.55% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -8.38% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

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 210 181 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 33.98% 26.89% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 110
Median daily rate £375 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.61% +9.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £37.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Hertfordshire

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (80.00%) ANSI C
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (20.00%) Verilog
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (20.00%) Verilog
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) ANSI C
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware