Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 337 339
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -31
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 14 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.087% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.00% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 11
South East median daily rate £488 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -5.48% +5.80%
10th Percentile £321 £258 £304
90th Percentile £598 £474 £438
England median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 11
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% -19.00%
10th Percentile £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £41.90 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.59% +5.92%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4760 5695 6017
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.65% 30.57% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2727 3430 3280
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 279 308
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £23.75 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +43.07% -17.00%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.77 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.25 £42.58
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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
Hampshire +22 9 £550 +83.33% 1
Thames Valley +1 3 £350 +16.67% 2
Berkshire +29 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Surrey -15 1 £425 +11.48%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) STB
2 6 (42.86%) DVB
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Digital TV
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) UPnP
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) POSIX
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) DOCSIS
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) DLNA
4 3 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
5 2 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DVB
2 4 (28.57%) UPnP
3 3 (21.43%) DLNA
3 3 (21.43%) DOCSIS
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Avionics
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Architect
2 2 (14.29%) DTV Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Broadcast Architect
3 1 (7.14%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) STB
2 4 (28.57%) Digital TV
3 3 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.14%) Verilog
5 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (7.14%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Xilinx