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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 528 516 455
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 29 23 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.052% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.23% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
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£375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 32
Average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £39.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
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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
10442 10018 9268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.91% 22.47% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5600 4971
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 841 926 1054
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +16 10 £375 -17.12% 3
South East -13 7 - - 15
East of England +1 4 £325 - 34
South West -17 4 - - 8
North West - 1 £275 - 6
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (60.56%) C
3 40 (56.34%) C++
4 37 (52.11%) Software Engineering
5 26 (36.62%) Device Driver
6 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
7 16 (22.54%) Embedded C
8 15 (21.13%) Python
9 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
10 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) STB
10 11 (15.49%) Embedded C++
10 11 (15.49%) Firewall
11 10 (14.08%) Electronics
12 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.27%) Xen
13 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.27%) VMware
14 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
14 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
14 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (8.45%) Degree
15 6 (8.45%) wxWidgets
15 6 (8.45%) HTML
15 6 (8.45%) Java
15 6 (8.45%) DTV
16 5 (7.04%) Firmware
16 5 (7.04%) 3G
16 5 (7.04%) C#
16 5 (7.04%) UML

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.04%) 3G
5 4 (5.63%) LTE
5 4 (5.63%) WiMAX
6 3 (4.23%) FTP
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) SSL
6 3 (4.23%) 802.15
6 3 (4.23%) DVB
6 3 (4.23%) ZigBee
6 3 (4.23%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.82%) Multicast
7 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) DSL
8 1 (1.41%) Internet
8 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Subversion
3 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (14.08%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Software Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Tester
5 9 (12.68%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Tester
6 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.41%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.41%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Consultant
10 1 (1.41%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) wxWidgets
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 4 (5.63%) HTML5
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) OpenGL
3 3 (4.23%) JSON
3 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.23%) WCF
3 3 (4.23%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (1.41%) POSIX
4 1 (1.41%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) STL
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) WebKit
4 1 (1.41%) GTK+
4 1 (1.41%) Qt
4 1 (1.41%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Device Driver
2 11 (15.49%) STB
3 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (8.45%) DTV
5 3 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.23%) IPTV
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) VHDL
6 2 (2.82%) MPEG
7 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.41%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.41%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) UNIX
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.82%) Fedora
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (7.04%) UML
3 5 (7.04%) Cyber Security
4 4 (5.63%) Coaching
4 4 (5.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
4 4 (5.63%) OO
5 3 (4.23%) OOP
5 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.82%) Web Development
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) OOD
7 1 (1.41%) Validation
7 1 (1.41%) TDD
7 1 (1.41%) Pair Programming
7 1 (1.41%) SysML
7 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Signal Processing
7 1 (1.41%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) C
2 40 (56.34%) C++
3 16 (22.54%) Embedded C
4 15 (21.13%) Python
5 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
6 11 (15.49%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.45%) Java
8 5 (7.04%) C#
9 4 (5.63%) Perl
10 3 (4.23%) VC++
11 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.41%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Xen
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) VMware
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.23%) Assembla
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Siemens
4 1 (1.41%) Sony
4 1 (1.41%) QNX
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