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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 4.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £38.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+17.10% +33.33%

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
91 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.30% 15.08% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 50
Median daily rate £350 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £60.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C