Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Embedded Systems
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 191 160
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Systems 2 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.70% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £360 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -28.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £385 £340 £450
90th Percentile £395 £471 £550
England median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94% -14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
West Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +25.00%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1364 1713 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.03% 27.79% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1044 817
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £394 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +7.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.62% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.78 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £43.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded Systems in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Systems in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Systems in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Coventry +14 1 £390 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VectorCAST
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA

Embedded Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VectorCAST
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) GUI Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware