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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 127 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.035% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
549 610 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.09% 21.62% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 281 175
Average daily rate £370 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 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
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Daily Rate
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Embedded Linux
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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%) C
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) 3G
4 6 (66.67%) WiMAX
4 6 (66.67%) LTE
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
5 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
5 4 (44.44%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) 4G
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) Electronics
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
8 1 (11.11%) Subversion
8 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (11.11%) 802.15
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (77.78%) 3G
2 6 (66.67%) WiMAX
2 6 (66.67%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) FTP
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) IPv4
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) 802.15
6 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
6 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
6 1 (11.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Assembla
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