The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 June 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 131 135
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.15% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £320
% change year-on-year +9.58% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 717 785 767
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.59% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 527 528
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 53
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.26% -22.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Systems in the South West

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gloucestershire +6 5 £388 +19.23% 3
Bristol -5 2 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £400 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) SysML
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) ESRI
4 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (20.00%) XAML
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) GCC
5 1 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Ada 95
5 1 (10.00%) MODAF
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Automotive

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) GCC
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SysML Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) SysML
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MODAF
4 1 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) Ada 95
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ESRI
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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