The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 60 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 9 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 1.89% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 7.18% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£410 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
230 195 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.11% 26.32% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 68 101
Average daily rate £310 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 76
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £49.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Embedded Linux
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 9 £410 +24.24% 17
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Embedded Linux
East of England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) C
3 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Embedded C
5 9 (52.94%) Python
5 9 (52.94%) Device Driver
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
7 6 (35.29%) MPEG
7 6 (35.29%) Perforce
7 6 (35.29%) Streaming Video
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) RTP
7 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 6 (35.29%) IPTV
7 6 (35.29%) GStreamer
8 5 (29.41%) Broadband
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) Firmware
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 1 (5.88%) TDD
11 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
11 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
11 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
11 1 (5.88%) User Stories
11 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
11 1 (5.88%) Java

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) RTP
2 5 (29.41%) Broadband
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Principle Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Device Driver
2 6 (35.29%) Streaming Video
2 6 (35.29%) IPTV
2 6 (35.29%) MPEG
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C
2 10 (58.82%) Embedded C
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Perforce
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