Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 882 871
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 9 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.042% 0.075% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
UK median daily rate £343 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +4.87% -4.64%
10th Percentile £317 £311 £276
90th Percentile £362 £550 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £334
% change year-on-year - +4.87% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £41.38 £30.05 £23.60
90th Percentile £47.13 £41.98 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.45%

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

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21602 22697 24137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.94% 21.53% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13731 14304 14225
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.78% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1307 1310 1932
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.10%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.26 £16.16
% change year-on-year +8.13% -5.57% +4.26%

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 6 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 22 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
England +6 8 £343 -2.14% 6
UK excluding London +22 7 - - 4
South East +5 5 - -
London -30 2 £343 - 2
Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) AirWatch
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) SQLite
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) NFC
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Qt
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) MobileIron

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 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) 802.11
2 1 (11.11%) NFC
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LINQ
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) MobileIron