The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Embedded Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 127 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.07% 15.72% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 66
Average daily rate £325 £308 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £26.00 £22.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham