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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 644 629
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15  
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 1 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.010% 0.040% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.25 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  

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 9847 12406 12400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.90% 23.10% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13072 17892 16653
Median daily rate £408 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1596 2572
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 2 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 3 months to 29 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
UK excluding London +60 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
5 3 (27.27%) SQLite
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) COM
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQLite
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LINQ
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) COM
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) IEC 62304
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
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