The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -8.38% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 217 272 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.44% 26.98% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 151 115
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £268 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.04% +192.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Reading

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Reading

Embedded Systems
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
1 1 (50.00%) PhD