The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 62 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 1.65% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 5.91% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
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£390 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Embedded Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 203 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.19% 27.85% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 84 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 47
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 4 £390 +21.87% 7
Embedded Linux
East of England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 5 (62.50%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) CAN bus
6 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (25.00%) Atmel
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) MPEG
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) DTV
7 1 (12.50%) DVB
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
7 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) STB
7 1 (12.50%) IGMP

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) DVB
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (12.50%) IGMP
3 1 (12.50%) RTSP
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (12.50%) MPEG
3 1 (12.50%) DTV
3 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
3 1 (12.50%) STB
3 1 (12.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atmel
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