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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
UK / England
Rank 547 571 550
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 23 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.045% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Median daily rate £375 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £30.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.30 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £38.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+17.10% +33.33%

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
8458 9908 10720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.28% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5404 5985 6377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 756 894
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
East of England +2 6 £325 - 3
South West - 6 - -
Yorkshire +20 5 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
London +13 2 £450 +16.12% 1
Embedded Linux
UK

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (76.47%) C++
3 25 (73.53%) C
4 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) Android
7 10 (29.41%) Embedded C++
7 10 (29.41%) Python
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
9 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.71%) Electronics
11 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
11 5 (14.71%) C#
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (14.71%) Lua
11 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
11 5 (14.71%) SDLC
12 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
12 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
12 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
12 4 (11.76%) ZigBee
12 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development

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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) ZigBee
3 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) 802.11
4 1 (2.94%) 802.15
4 1 (2.94%) AMQP
4 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DLNA
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) DVB
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) IGMP
4 1 (2.94%) IPv4
4 1 (2.94%) IPv6
4 1 (2.94%) PPP
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) Android Studio
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (20.59%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (20.59%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 6 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (17.65%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 5 (14.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (11.76%) Architect
10 4 (11.76%) Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Senior Architect
10 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Architect
10 4 (11.76%) Systems Architect
11 3 (8.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (8.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Yocto
3 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) Qt
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) WebKit
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) XMPP
4 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) STB
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.88%) VHDL
4 1 (2.94%) BeagleBone
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Android
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) OpenWrt
5 2 (5.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Android Development
4 4 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.94%) SysML
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C++
2 25 (73.53%) C
3 10 (29.41%) Embedded C++
3 10 (29.41%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
5 5 (14.71%) C#
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Lua
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) BusyBox
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Altera
1 1 (2.94%) Assembla
1 1 (2.94%) CA
1 1 (2.94%) Conax
1 1 (2.94%) EMC
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Nagra
1 1 (2.94%) Verimatrix
1 1 (2.94%) Xilinx
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