The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 124 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 479 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.53% 19.49% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 191 210
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) OpenGL
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) 3D Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
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