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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 615 598 571
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 11 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 10
Median daily rate £345 £406 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -9.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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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
10349 11288 11729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.05% 21.42% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6622 6733 6891
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 881 1029
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 25 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
London -7 5 £425 -10.52% 1
South East +8 2 £325 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
East of England +9 1 £350 -12.50% 7
West Midlands -23 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) Software Engineering
3 31 (63.27%) C
4 28 (57.14%) C++
5 14 (28.57%) Device Driver
6 13 (26.53%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (22.45%) Yocto
7 11 (22.45%) Electronics
8 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
9 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
9 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) STB
10 7 (14.29%) Android
10 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++
11 6 (12.24%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
12 5 (10.20%) SNMP
12 5 (10.20%) SDLC
13 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.16%) Nagra
13 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
13 4 (8.16%) Firmware
13 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
13 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
13 4 (8.16%) Scrum
13 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
14 3 (6.12%) Open Source

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) SNMP
3 3 (6.12%) DVB
4 2 (4.08%) 802.11
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) DLNA
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) IGMP
4 2 (4.08%) IPv4
4 2 (4.08%) IPv6
4 2 (4.08%) PPP
4 2 (4.08%) UPnP
4 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) RS-232
5 1 (2.04%) RS-422
5 1 (2.04%) RS-485
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) GCC
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (22.45%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.08%) Avionics
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Software Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (40.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (30.61%) Developer
5 14 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 14 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (22.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 10 (20.41%) Embedded Developer
8 7 (14.29%) C++ Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (8.16%) Linux Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
11 3 (6.12%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (6.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Yocto
2 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.08%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 2 (4.08%) OpenEmbedded
4 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 2 (4.08%) WebKit
4 2 (4.08%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) DirectCompute
5 1 (2.04%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.04%) PlayReady
5 1 (2.04%) QML
5 1 (2.04%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 13 (26.53%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.29%) STB
4 6 (12.24%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (6.12%) Digital TV
8 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.08%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.04%) Clustering
9 1 (2.04%) CUDA
9 1 (2.04%) HACMP
9 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.04%) IPTV
9 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
9 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.04%) VHDL
9 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) NetWare
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) SDLC
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
4 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.12%) DRM
5 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.08%) Web Design
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Kanban
7 1 (2.04%) MVC
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C
2 28 (57.14%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
7 3 (6.12%) Java
8 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) Korn
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) GPFS
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Nagra
2 2 (4.08%) CA
2 2 (4.08%) Conax
2 2 (4.08%) Intel
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) Verimatrix
2 2 (4.08%) Wind River
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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