The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -11.84%
Embedded Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 127 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.47% 29.53% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 51 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £28.25 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Essex region.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Essex region.

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Essex