The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 122 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 0.86% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£390 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Embedded Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
575 580 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.15% 20.89% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 285 199
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.30 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Berkshire region.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Berkshire region.

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £390 - 3
Slough - 2 - - 2
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Qt
3 4 (44.44%) GStreamer
4 3 (33.33%) Qt Quick
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) QML
4 3 (33.33%) STB
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) WiMAX
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) LTE
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
6 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Assembla
6 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) SQLite
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) WiMAX
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
2 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) 802.15
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Qt
1 4 (44.44%) GStreamer
2 3 (33.33%) Qt Quick
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) QML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) STB
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Assembla
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