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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 117 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +2.00%
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
450 526 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.06% 19.47% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 265 276
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.53 £55.65 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree