Period
to 22 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 335 370 342
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 34 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
South East median daily rate £400 £315 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -33.33% +21.94%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £315
90th Percentile £544 £635 £613
England median daily rate £425 £375 £398
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% -10.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £41.25 £36.75
90th Percentile £52.88 £46.75 £42.20
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,780 5,169 4,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.72% 30.78% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,846 2,979 2,679
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £225 £213
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 227 241
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.85% +21.50% -29.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.88% -2.38%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in the South East

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Thames Valley +41 17 £394 -16.67% 9
East Sussex -4 9 - -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £413 - 5
Berkshire -9 6 £394 -16.67% 1
Hampshire -17 5 £375 +19.05% 5
Oxfordshire +28 2 - - 3
Surrey +19 2 £650 - 1
Kent +6 1 - -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 20 (58.82%) C++
2 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) C
4 13 (38.24%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Embedded C++
6 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
7 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 8 (23.53%) Lua
7 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) Electronics
10 5 (14.71%) EPoS
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
10 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) Retail
10 5 (14.71%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) MISRA
10 5 (14.71%) API Development
11 4 (11.76%) MISRA C
11 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DVB
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) LTE
3 1 (2.94%) RS-485
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 6 (17.65%) Electronics
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Automotive
5 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (5.88%) Military
7 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C++ Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (14.71%) WPF
3 4 (11.76%) Qt
4 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.94%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (2.94%) Vulkan
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) EPoS
2 2 (5.88%) IPTV
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.88%) STB
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
2 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 5 (14.71%) API Development
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.71%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.88%) API Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Physics
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C++
2 17 (50.00%) C
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) Embedded C++
5 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
6 8 (23.53%) Lua
7 6 (17.65%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
9 4 (11.76%) Perl
10 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
10 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) MISRA
2 4 (11.76%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Huawei
2 1 (2.94%) EMC