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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 571 548 543
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 20 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.073% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Average daily rate £340 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 8
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +2.00%
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
10046 10622 10008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 22.81% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 6204 5543
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 860 940
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 8 £388 -3.12% 10
South West 0 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
North West -10 2 £275 - 4
London -3 1 £300 -20.00%
East of England -6 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (72.41%) C++
3 38 (65.52%) C
4 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
5 18 (31.03%) Device Driver
6 17 (29.31%) Embedded C
7 14 (24.14%) Embedded C++
8 12 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (18.97%) STB
10 10 (17.24%) DVB
11 9 (15.52%) DTV
11 9 (15.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (13.79%) Qt
12 8 (13.79%) Ethernet
13 7 (12.07%) Python
13 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.07%) Subversion
14 6 (10.34%) Middleware
15 5 (8.62%) Firmware
15 5 (8.62%) Java
15 5 (8.62%) VHDL
15 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
15 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (6.90%) Modbus
16 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
16 4 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 4 (6.90%) Signal Processing
16 4 (6.90%) Degree

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DVB
2 8 (13.79%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.90%) Modbus
4 3 (5.17%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) Broadband
5 2 (3.45%) GPRS
5 2 (3.45%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (3.45%) SSH
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) Profibus
6 1 (1.72%) RFID
6 1 (1.72%) RS-232
6 1 (1.72%) RS-485
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Hudson
4 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) StarTeam
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) VectorCAST
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.72%) GCC
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Avionics
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (43.10%) Software Engineer
3 19 (32.76%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (31.03%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 16 (27.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (25.86%) Developer
7 9 (15.52%) C++ Developer
8 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) Embedded Developer
10 6 (10.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (8.62%) C Developer
11 5 (8.62%) C/C++ Developer
11 5 (8.62%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) Embedded Software Developer
12 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
13 3 (5.17%) DTV Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Firmware Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Qt
2 6 (10.34%) Middleware
3 4 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (6.90%) OpenGL
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) DOM
4 3 (5.17%) GStreamer
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 3 (5.17%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (5.17%) QML
4 3 (5.17%) WebKit
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (1.72%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.72%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Device Driver
2 12 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (18.97%) STB
4 9 (15.52%) DTV
4 9 (15.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.62%) VHDL
6 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.17%) IPTV
6 3 (5.17%) MHEG
7 2 (3.45%) CPLD
7 2 (3.45%) Handset
8 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.72%) MPEG
8 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) ThreadX
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) OpenWrt
4 1 (1.72%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
4 4 (6.90%) Change Management
4 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.90%) Signal Processing
5 3 (5.17%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (5.17%) DRM
5 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps
6 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 2 (3.45%) SDLC
6 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.45%) Test Management
6 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C++
2 38 (65.52%) C
3 17 (29.31%) Embedded C
4 14 (24.14%) Embedded C++
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) Java
7 4 (6.90%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.72%) AWK
10 1 (1.72%) GLSL
10 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.72%) sed
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Firmware
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) iptables
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Google
1 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 2 (3.45%) Altera
2 2 (3.45%) MathWorks
2 2 (3.45%) Perforce
2 2 (3.45%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.72%) Freescale
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago