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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / London
Rank 391 387 397
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 11 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 1
Median daily rate £360 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £381 £380
% change year-on-year -6.88% +0.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6760 7586 7419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.19% 34.49% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4693 5390 5058
Median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 117 138
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.74 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -0.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Feltham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £360 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 16 (55.17%) C
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) STB
5 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 9 (31.03%) Python
7 8 (27.59%) HTTP
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
8 7 (24.14%) JSON
8 7 (24.14%) RESTful
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Middleware
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) DVB
9 6 (20.69%) OpenGL
9 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) GLSL
10 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (17.24%) Open Source
10 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) Electronics
10 5 (17.24%) Device Driver

Embedded Systems
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) DVB
3 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) SNMP
4 2 (6.90%) WiMAX
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Qt Creator
General
1 5 (17.24%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Graphics Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IoT Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Qt Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) JSON
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) OpenGL
3 5 (17.24%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) JSON-LD
5 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.90%) SAML
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Kafka
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) Qt
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) STB
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Device Driver
3 4 (13.79%) Digital TV
3 4 (13.79%) IPTV
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.90%) Semantic Web
5 2 (6.90%) Streaming Media
5 2 (6.90%) W3C
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Tizen
5 2 (6.90%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) API Development
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Software Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) API Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
7 2 (6.90%) PLM
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) GLSL
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ACCA
2 1 (3.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Marathon
1 1 (3.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Apigee
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Huawei
2 1 (3.45%) VMware