The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.052% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £381 £365
% change year-on-year -0.98% +4.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 607 998 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 31.61% 33.77% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 542 399
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 37
Median hourly rate £43.39 £39.00 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +76.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) MODAF
6 3 (20.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.67%) QA
8 1 (6.67%) NAS
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) MODAF
2 3 (20.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM