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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 161 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% - 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.69% +6.00%
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
731 1142 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.14% 20.84% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 869 899
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 4 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) GCC
1 2 (100.00%) iptables

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) GCC
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) iptables