The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 142 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% - 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +2.00%
Embedded Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
650 1154 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.08% 22.75% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 891 829
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
1 1 (100.00%) iptables

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables