The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 128 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.32% 1.97% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £336 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
691 557 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.92% 24.73% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 226 336
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 139
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -8 8 £310 - 7
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
4 8 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Embedded C++
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Device Driver
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Subversion
7 5 (27.78%) IPTV
7 5 (27.78%) Perforce
7 5 (27.78%) Streaming Video
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) RTP
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) MPEG
7 5 (27.78%) GStreamer
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Broadband
9 1 (5.56%) Electronics
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (5.56%) STB
9 1 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.56%) Java
9 1 (5.56%) C#
9 1 (5.56%) Memory Management

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (27.78%) RTP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (27.78%) IPTV
2 5 (27.78%) Streaming Video
2 5 (27.78%) MPEG
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
3 8 (44.44%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) Embedded C++
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Perforce
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