The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 29 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 City of London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - - 218
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1286 1455 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.08% 20.47% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 988 976
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 91
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £54.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Embedded Linux
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Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Embedded Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectCompute

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java