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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 548 545 505
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 50 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 11
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£325 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £410 £358
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
11170 11294 10484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.61% 22.87% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6719 6498 5858
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 972 988
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 15 £475 +11.76% 3
South East -11 10 £350 - 10
East of England -1 6 £400 -2.43% 16
South West - 6 £273 - 8
Yorkshire - 4 £310 - 2
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 £320 -
North East - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (64.58%) C
3 60 (62.50%) C++
4 47 (48.96%) Software Engineering
5 24 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 18 (18.75%) Embedded C++
6 18 (18.75%) STB
7 16 (16.67%) Python
8 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
8 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.58%) Device Driver
9 14 (14.58%) Electronics
9 14 (14.58%) HTML
9 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (11.46%) Java
10 11 (11.46%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (10.42%) Wireless
12 9 (9.38%) MPEG
12 9 (9.38%) HTTP
12 9 (9.38%) OpenGL
12 9 (9.38%) DTV
12 9 (9.38%) 3G
12 9 (9.38%) Qt
12 9 (9.38%) 802.1X
13 8 (8.33%) GStreamer
13 8 (8.33%) Android
14 6 (6.25%) QML
14 6 (6.25%) HTML5

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (10.42%) Wireless
3 9 (9.38%) 3G
3 9 (9.38%) HTTP
4 6 (6.25%) IPv4
4 6 (6.25%) IPv6
5 5 (5.21%) DVB
5 5 (5.21%) IPsec
5 5 (5.21%) FTP
5 5 (5.21%) LTE
5 5 (5.21%) 4G
6 4 (4.17%) ZigBee
6 4 (4.17%) DNS
6 4 (4.17%) DHCP
6 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.17%) WiMAX
6 4 (4.17%) Internet
7 3 (3.13%) 802.11
7 3 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQLite
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Subversion
3 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.13%) Redmine
4 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) Trac
5 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.08%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.58%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Automotive
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Software Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Linux Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Android Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.13%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Tester
8 3 (3.13%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) HTML
2 9 (9.38%) OpenGL
2 9 (9.38%) Qt
2 9 (9.38%) 802.1X
3 8 (8.33%) GStreamer
4 6 (6.25%) HTML5
4 6 (6.25%) Middleware
4 6 (6.25%) QML
5 4 (4.17%) OpenGL ES
5 4 (4.17%) Web Services
6 3 (3.13%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) .NET
6 3 (3.13%) CSS
6 3 (3.13%) JSON
6 3 (3.13%) WebKit
6 3 (3.13%) Qt Quick
7 2 (2.08%) CGI
7 2 (2.08%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (2.08%) WCF
7 2 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) STB
2 14 (14.58%) Device Driver
3 11 (11.46%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (9.38%) MPEG
4 9 (9.38%) DTV
5 4 (4.17%) Streaming Video
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.04%) IPTV
8 1 (1.04%) CCTV
8 1 (1.04%) Streaming Music
8 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.04%) Handset
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Android
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.08%) Fedora
4 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.04%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Software Engineering
2 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.25%) Open Source
4 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
4 5 (5.21%) Release Management
5 4 (4.17%) OO
5 4 (4.17%) OOD
5 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.13%) Scrum
6 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.13%) TDD
6 3 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (2.08%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.08%) DRM
7 2 (2.08%) UML
8 1 (1.04%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) C
2 60 (62.50%) C++
3 24 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 18 (18.75%) Embedded C++
5 16 (16.67%) Python
6 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.46%) Java
8 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.17%) C#
9 4 (4.17%) SQL
10 3 (3.13%) Lua
11 2 (2.08%) Ruby
11 2 (2.08%) Perl
11 2 (2.08%) PHP
12 1 (1.04%) VB
12 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.04%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) Google
2 3 (3.13%) Atmel
3 2 (2.08%) Assembla
3 2 (2.08%) Broadcom
3 2 (2.08%) Tandberg
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
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