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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 582 586 574
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 21 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.069% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £340 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £388 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-12.25% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £35.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
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
9674 10832 11929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.10% 21.51% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6461 7182
Median daily rate £397 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 901 1029
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 10 December 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
South West +11 6 £333 - 1
East of England +1 5 - - 3
Yorkshire +25 4 £375 - 1
London +4 3 £340 -38.18% 1
South East +2 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) C
3 24 (66.67%) C++
3 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 8 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) Android
7 6 (16.67%) Yocto
8 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (13.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (13.89%) Python
8 5 (13.89%) STB
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Electronics
9 4 (11.11%) Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) SNMP
9 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
9 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.11%) Nagra
10 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (8.33%) ZigBee
10 3 (8.33%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) SNMP
2 4 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 2 (5.56%) 802.11
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) DLNA
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) DVB
4 2 (5.56%) IGMP
4 2 (5.56%) IPv4
4 2 (5.56%) IPv6
4 2 (5.56%) PPP
4 2 (5.56%) UPnP
5 1 (2.78%) AMQP
5 1 (2.78%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.78%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Mockito
3 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 20 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (47.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (22.22%) Developer
6 8 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 7 (19.44%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (19.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 6 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (13.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
11 3 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
11 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Yocto
2 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (5.56%) Qt
3 2 (5.56%) WebKit
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.78%) XMPP
4 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (13.89%) STB
2 3 (8.33%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.56%) VHDL
4 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.78%) BeagleBone
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) DRM
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.78%) Android Development
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.78%) SysML
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C
2 24 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) Lua
7 2 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Nagra
2 2 (5.56%) CA
2 2 (5.56%) Conax
2 2 (5.56%) Intel
2 2 (5.56%) Verimatrix
3 1 (2.78%) Altera
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Xilinx
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