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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+29.77% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
150 136 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.99% 16.71% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 66
Median daily rate £338 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £403 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham