The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 126 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 1.14% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £250 £328 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% -17.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.62%
Embedded Linux
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 791 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.36% 26.47% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 429 377
Median daily rate £350 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 99 127
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.60 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 2 - - 4
Essex +9 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for 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%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Qt
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) GCC
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) GCC
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Kernel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Kernel Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree