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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 550 513 482
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -31
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 25 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.098% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
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£380 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £396 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 70
Average hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £36.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
11617 11093 11350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.71% 22.75% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6724 6329 5922
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 974 1129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -20 11 £350 -9.09% 8
East of England -30 8 £410 +24.24% 17
South West -39 3 - - 5
London -5 2 £375 -3.22% 6
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 59 (83.10%) C
3 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
4 39 (54.93%) C++
5 27 (38.03%) Device Driver
6 25 (35.21%) Embedded C
7 15 (21.13%) Python
7 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (16.90%) Embedded C++
10 9 (12.68%) STB
10 9 (12.68%) Scrum
11 8 (11.27%) MPEG
12 7 (9.86%) Firmware
12 7 (9.86%) UML
12 7 (9.86%) Java
12 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.86%) Subversion
13 6 (8.45%) IPTV
13 6 (8.45%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (8.45%) GStreamer
13 6 (8.45%) Perforce
13 6 (8.45%) Streaming Video
13 6 (8.45%) RTP
13 6 (8.45%) OOD
14 5 (7.04%) OO
14 5 (7.04%) Broadband
14 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
14 5 (7.04%) Electronics
14 5 (7.04%) ZigBee

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) RTP
3 5 (7.04%) Broadband
3 5 (7.04%) ZigBee
4 4 (5.63%) 3G
4 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.63%) Wireless
4 4 (5.63%) Bluetooth
5 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) DVB
5 3 (4.23%) NAS
6 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.41%) DLNA
7 1 (1.41%) FCoE
7 1 (1.41%) NFC
7 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) GCC
2 1 (1.41%) GDB
2 1 (1.41%) Trac
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Software Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Principle Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) GStreamer
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) OpenCL
2 3 (4.23%) DirectCompute
3 2 (2.82%) wxWidgets
3 2 (2.82%) Qt
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) WebKit
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) STL
4 1 (1.41%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Device Driver
2 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (12.68%) STB
4 8 (11.27%) MPEG
5 7 (9.86%) Firmware
6 6 (8.45%) Streaming Video
6 6 (8.45%) IPTV
7 4 (5.63%) DTV
7 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.63%) Smart Meter
8 3 (4.23%) CUDA
8 3 (4.23%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.82%) Physics
9 2 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.82%) VHDL
9 2 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.41%) Clustering
10 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) HPUX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Software Engineering
2 9 (12.68%) Scrum
3 7 (9.86%) UML
4 6 (8.45%) OOD
4 6 (8.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (7.04%) OO
6 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.82%) OOP
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.82%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.41%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.41%) User Stories
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.41%) TDD
8 1 (1.41%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (83.10%) C
2 39 (54.93%) C++
3 25 (35.21%) Embedded C
4 15 (21.13%) Python
5 12 (16.90%) Embedded C++
6 7 (9.86%) Java
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) SQL
10 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 14443
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Perforce
2 1 (1.41%) VMware
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