The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 18 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 35 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 1.55% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 4.48% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £310 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 134 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.21% 34.72% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 77
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridge region.

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) RTP
3 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (50.00%) Perforce
3 5 (50.00%) Streaming Video
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) MPEG
3 5 (50.00%) IPTV
3 5 (50.00%) GStreamer
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (40.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) JTAG
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (50.00%) RTP
2 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 5 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 5 (50.00%) MPEG
1 5 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Perforce
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