The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Birmingham 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £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 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 111 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.05% 21.39% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 26
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.30 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
West Midlands

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