Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 880 863
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 10 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.047% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
UK median daily rate £360 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £268
90th Percentile £493 £550 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +28.57% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £41.38 £29.70 £23.60
90th Percentile £47.13 £41.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +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 21502 21844 24176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.81% 21.14% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13725 13763 14343
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £186
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1269 1288 1893
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.90 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.62 £15.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.55% +0.44%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 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 -23 9 £360 +2.86% 1
UK excluding London +14 8 £450 +28.57% 1
South East -7 5 - -
London -10 2 £343 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 2 (20.00%) SQLite
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (20.00%) Qt
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management

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 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) 802.11
2 1 (10.00%) NFC
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQLite
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) GUI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LINQ
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
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
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
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