Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 22 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 > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 553 599
Rank change year-on-year -61 +46 -10
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 25 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.12% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.33% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 4
London median daily rate £400 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +34.33% -25.56%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £276
90th Percentile £545 £700 £365
England median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94% -13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £47.50 - £38.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +13.33%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18413 16645 17238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.07% 36.80% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11794 12127
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 297
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% -0.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.65 £50.00 £48.50
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in London

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in London

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Systems in London

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in London

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 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
West London -10 5 £375 -11.76% 3
Central London -6 2 £480 +9.71%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) C
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (32.00%) Firmware
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Device Driver
8 5 (20.00%) Electronics
8 5 (20.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Digital TV
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) HTTP
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (12.00%) Image Processing
10 3 (12.00%) Video Processing
10 3 (12.00%) RESTful
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Vision

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
4 1 (4.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 2 (8.00%) Military
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Android Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) C Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Dagger
3 1 (4.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (4.00%) LINQ
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.00%) Digital TV
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) STB
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Vision
4 3 (12.00%) Device Driver Development
4 3 (12.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Video Processing
4 3 (12.00%) V-Model
5 2 (8.00%) API Development
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) C
3 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.00%) IEC 62304
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy
2 1 (4.00%) Google