Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 326 339
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 7 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.043% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.53% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £299 £261 £268
90th Percentile £658 £538 £439
England median daily rate £375 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -11.76% +16.44% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 22
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -10.38% +14.38%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.63 £32.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £49.13 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.94% +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 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 4,878 4,486 5,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.75% 29.67% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,869 2,557 3,264
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £453 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 241 327
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £10.48 £11.90 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £53.94
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +14.29%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -21 6 £473 - 12
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 5
Berkshire -16 2 £473 - 5
Hampshire 0 1 £425 -19.05% 4
Oxfordshire -11 1 - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mechatronics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) GNU Octave
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 1 (14.29%) GNU Octave
1 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mechatronics
1 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat