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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 552 553 526
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 53 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.049% 0.094%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 4
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£320 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.20 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Embedded Linux
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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
11302 11606 11057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.69% 22.77% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6718 6693 6293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 888 1004 971
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.62 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
London +29 17 £475 +26.66% 3
South East -19 9 £400 +14.28% 9
South West +1 8 £220 - 2
West Midlands - 6 - - 2
East of England -3 4 £400 -2.43% 9
Yorkshire - 4 £310 - 3
Midlands - 1 £320 -
North East - 1 - -
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (63.54%) C
2 61 (63.54%) C++
3 49 (51.04%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.96%) Embedded C
5 18 (18.75%) STB
5 18 (18.75%) Embedded C++
6 17 (17.71%) Electronics
7 16 (16.67%) Device Driver
8 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
8 14 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (13.54%) HTML
9 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (10.42%) Python
13 9 (9.38%) MPEG
13 9 (9.38%) Java
13 9 (9.38%) OpenGL
13 9 (9.38%) DTV
13 9 (9.38%) Qt
14 8 (8.33%) GStreamer
14 8 (8.33%) HTTP
14 8 (8.33%) Wireless
15 7 (7.29%) 802.1X
15 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
15 7 (7.29%) Android
16 6 (6.25%) SQLite
16 6 (6.25%) Open Source

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (8.33%) Wireless
3 8 (8.33%) HTTP
4 5 (5.21%) DVB
4 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.21%) IPv4
4 5 (5.21%) IPv6
5 4 (4.17%) Internet
5 4 (4.17%) 3G
5 4 (4.17%) FTP
5 4 (4.17%) DHCP
5 4 (4.17%) GPRS
5 4 (4.17%) DNS
5 4 (4.17%) ZigBee
5 4 (4.17%) LTE
5 4 (4.17%) 4G
6 3 (3.13%) WiMAX
6 3 (3.13%) UMTS
6 3 (3.13%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQLite
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Subversion
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
1 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 3 (3.13%) Redmine
2 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.08%) Trac
3 2 (2.08%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.04%) Hudson
4 1 (1.04%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (17.71%) Electronics
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) German Language
4 1 (1.04%) Avionics
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 19 (19.79%) Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Linux Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Android Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) HTML
2 9 (9.38%) OpenGL
2 9 (9.38%) Qt
3 8 (8.33%) GStreamer
4 7 (7.29%) 802.1X
5 6 (6.25%) QML
5 6 (6.25%) HTML5
6 5 (5.21%) Middleware
7 4 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.13%) Web Services
8 3 (3.13%) CSS
8 3 (3.13%) OpenGL ES
8 3 (3.13%) WebKit
8 3 (3.13%) Qt Quick
9 2 (2.08%) REST
9 2 (2.08%) SOAP
9 2 (2.08%) .NET
9 2 (2.08%) XML
9 2 (2.08%) JSON
9 2 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) STB
2 16 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 14 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (9.38%) MPEG
4 9 (9.38%) DTV
5 5 (5.21%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.17%) Handset
7 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) VHDL
9 1 (1.04%) IPTV
9 1 (1.04%) CCTV
9 1 (1.04%) Streaming Music
9 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
9 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.04%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.04%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
4 6 (6.25%) Open Source
4 6 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 5 (5.21%) SDLC
5 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
5 5 (5.21%) Release Management
6 4 (4.17%) OO
6 4 (4.17%) OOD
7 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.13%) Scrum
7 3 (3.13%) TDD
7 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.08%) DRM
8 2 (2.08%) UML
9 1 (1.04%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (63.54%) C
1 61 (63.54%) C++
2 23 (23.96%) Embedded C
3 18 (18.75%) Embedded C++
4 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.42%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) Java
7 4 (4.17%) SQL
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.13%) Lua
8 3 (3.13%) C#
9 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) Google
2 3 (3.13%) Atmel
3 2 (2.08%) Tandberg
3 2 (2.08%) Broadcom
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Altera
4 1 (1.04%) Assembla
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