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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 654 608
Rank change year-on-year +65 -46  
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 6 3 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.063% 0.024% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £390 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 9504 12359 12526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.53% 22.11% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 7725 7106
Median daily rate £408 £387 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 689 1019
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Embedded Compact
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Embedded Compact as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
England +62 6 £375 -16.66% 4
London - 4 £368 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Leeds - 2 £400 -
City of London - 1 £360 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) Android
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Electronics
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Android Studio
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) LINQ
7 3 (23.08%) SQLite
7 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) VBScript

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 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Android Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LINQ
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) COM
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware