The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 549 522 481
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -41
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 41 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 19
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£333 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £36.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Embedded Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10770 10918 9307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 22.67% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6317 6321 5098
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 882 964 928
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £34.45 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in England

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Histogram in England

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in England

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 21 £338 +7.14% 14
East of England -2 9 £328 +2.34% 7
South West +11 3 £325 - 1
London 0 3 £438 +2.94% 5
Midlands +2 1 £250 -
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Embedded Linux
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (66.23%) C
3 41 (53.25%) C++
4 39 (50.65%) Software Engineering
5 22 (28.57%) Device Driver
6 20 (25.97%) Embedded C
7 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
8 14 (18.18%) Python
9 11 (14.29%) STB
9 11 (14.29%) Electronics
9 11 (14.29%) HTTP
9 11 (14.29%) HTML
9 11 (14.29%) Embedded C++
10 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.99%) Wireless
10 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.39%) 3G
11 8 (10.39%) Firmware
12 7 (9.09%) FTP
12 7 (9.09%) Java
12 7 (9.09%) C#
12 7 (9.09%) XML
12 7 (9.09%) Android
12 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) ZigBee
12 7 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 7 (9.09%) Subversion

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
1 2 (2.60%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.29%) HTTP
3 10 (12.99%) Wireless
4 8 (10.39%) 3G
5 7 (9.09%) FTP
5 7 (9.09%) ZigBee
5 7 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (7.79%) IPv4
6 6 (7.79%) IPv6
7 5 (6.49%) 802.15
7 5 (6.49%) VPN
7 5 (6.49%) SSL
7 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.49%) 4G
7 5 (6.49%) OpenVPN
8 4 (5.19%) LTE
8 4 (5.19%) WiMAX
8 4 (5.19%) IPsec
8 4 (5.19%) DHCP
8 4 (5.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQLite
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.09%) Subversion
2 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) Trac
5 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.30%) Redmine
General
1 11 (14.29%) Electronics
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Android Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.60%) Administrator
10 1 (1.30%) Analyst
10 1 (1.30%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (9.09%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) Web Services
4 5 (6.49%) OpenGL
4 5 (6.49%) .NET
4 5 (6.49%) WCF
4 5 (6.49%) JSON
4 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.49%) .NET Compact Framework
4 5 (6.49%) Qt
4 5 (6.49%) HTML5
4 5 (6.49%) GStreamer
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) Qt Quick
5 3 (3.90%) QML
6 2 (2.60%) CGI
7 1 (1.30%) DOM
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 11 (14.29%) STB
3 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.49%) DTV
5 3 (3.90%) MPEG
6 2 (2.60%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.30%) IPTV
7 1 (1.30%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.30%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Android
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
4 5 (6.49%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.90%) Fedora
6 2 (2.60%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (2.60%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.49%) UML
5 3 (3.90%) OO
5 3 (3.90%) OOD
6 2 (2.60%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (2.60%) Open Source
6 2 (2.60%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.60%) Web Development
7 1 (1.30%) DRM
7 1 (1.30%) Scrum
7 1 (1.30%) Network Design
7 1 (1.30%) Release Management
7 1 (1.30%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.30%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.30%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.30%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (1.30%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) C
2 41 (53.25%) C++
3 20 (25.97%) Embedded C
4 14 (18.18%) Python
5 11 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.09%) Java
7 7 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) GLSL
9 2 (2.60%) SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.30%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Firmware
2 2 (2.60%) iptables
3 1 (1.30%) Xen
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Assembla
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.60%) Atmel
4 1 (1.30%) QNX
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.30%) Broadcom
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