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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 554 525 461
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -64
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 31 30 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.28% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 14
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£450 £550 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £550 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +71.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 41
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
11652 10703 10040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.70% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7005 6086 5366
Average daily rate £363 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 980 1061
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -18 12 £450 -18.18% 6
South West -26 8 - - 3
East of England -14 5 £325 -23.52% 14
London +12 4 £475 - 1
North West - 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (63.64%) C
3 40 (60.61%) C++
4 39 (59.09%) Software Engineering
5 19 (28.79%) Device Driver
6 18 (27.27%) Embedded C
7 16 (24.24%) Python
7 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
8 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
9 12 (18.18%) Embedded C++
10 11 (16.67%) Firewall
10 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 9 (13.64%) Electronics
11 9 (13.64%) STB
12 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.12%) VMware
12 8 (12.12%) Xen
12 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
14 6 (9.09%) HTML
14 6 (9.09%) Java
14 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
14 6 (9.09%) wxWidgets
15 5 (7.58%) OO
15 5 (7.58%) 3G
15 5 (7.58%) DTV
15 5 (7.58%) Degree
15 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security
16 4 (6.06%) Perl

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.58%) 3G
5 4 (6.06%) DVB
5 4 (6.06%) WiMAX
5 4 (6.06%) LTE
6 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.03%) Wireless
6 2 (3.03%) DSL
7 1 (1.52%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) 4G
7 1 (1.52%) Multicast
7 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.52%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) GCC
2 1 (1.52%) GDB
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Tester
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Software Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Firmware Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) HTML
1 6 (9.09%) wxWidgets
2 4 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) Qt
4 1 (1.52%) GTK+
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) STL
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) Flash
4 1 (1.52%) POSIX
4 1 (1.52%) WebKit
4 1 (1.52%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Device Driver
2 9 (13.64%) STB
3 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.58%) DTV
4 3 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.55%) IPTV
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) VHDL
5 2 (3.03%) MPEG
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) EMV
6 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.52%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Fedora
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
3 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security
3 5 (7.58%) OO
4 4 (6.06%) Coaching
4 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) OOP
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.03%) UML
6 2 (3.03%) OOD
6 2 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.52%) SysML
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.52%) Validation
7 1 (1.52%) Scrum
7 1 (1.52%) TDD
7 1 (1.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C
2 40 (60.61%) C++
3 18 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 16 (24.24%) Python
5 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
6 12 (18.18%) Embedded C++
7 6 (9.09%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) Perl
9 3 (4.55%) VC++
10 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Xen
1 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) VMware
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Sony
3 1 (1.52%) Siemens
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