Period
to 17 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Embedded Compact skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Embedded Compact over the 6 months to 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact (formerly Windows Embedded CE, Windows CE)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 882 864
Rank change year-on-year +44 -18 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 10 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.050% 0.025% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
UK median daily rate £360 £450 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +30.91% +14.58%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £140
90th Percentile £381 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £330
% change year-on-year - +36.36% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +15.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41.38 £40.25 £31.35
90th Percentile £47.13 £40.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.02% +15.71% +11.11%

Windows Embedded Compact is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19887 24257 24490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 22.30% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12502 15309 14286
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £190 £209 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1142 1289 1943
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

Windows Embedded Compact
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Embedded Compact as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England +65 9 £360 -20.00% 5
UK excluding London +60 6 - - 4
South East +29 5 - -
London - 4 £360 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows Embedded Compact.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) LINQ
2 4 (40.00%) SQLite
2 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Qt
5 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Windows Embedded Compact
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (10.00%) 802.11
3 1 (10.00%) NFC
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQLite
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LINQ
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (10.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) MobileIron