Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 192 204
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 16 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +21.67% -18.64%
10th Percentile £348 £355 £268
90th Percentile £458 £415 £333
England median daily rate £375 £375 £339
% change year-on-year - +10.70% -15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
South West median hourly rate £53.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £45.00 £30.60 £35.40
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.33 £45.90
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1529 1674 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.21% 28.83% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1143 1167
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £209 £225 £212
90th Percentile £541 £561 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 118 103
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.17% -29.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.58 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.03 £43.90 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
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 6 months to 18 November 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
Gloucestershire +15 12 £388 +6.16%
Somerset - 2 £375 -
Devon -3 1 £425 -
Bristol -11 1 - - 2
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) DO-178B
2 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) SysML
4 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) MVVM
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) ESRI
6 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
6 3 (18.75%) XAML
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (6.25%) GCC
8 1 (6.25%) Ada 95
8 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody

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 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.25%) GCC
5 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (18.75%) WPF Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SysML Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SysML
1 6 (37.50%) UML
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) MVVM
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Physics
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) XAML
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Ada
5 1 (6.25%) Ada 95
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) ESRI