The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 54 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 2.66% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 9.02% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £399 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £359 £330
% change year-on-year
-9.40% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 122 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.48% 29.54% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 80 34
Average daily rate £350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Average hourly rate £36.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (33.33%) DTV
6 1 (16.67%) DVB
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) MPEG
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) STB
6 1 (16.67%) IGMP
6 1 (16.67%) RTSP
6 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (16.67%) IPTV

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DVB
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) IGMP
2 1 (16.67%) RTSP
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Music
2 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (16.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Atmel