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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 57 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 0.96% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 3.70% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£326 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
123 189 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.84% 25.85% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 87 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 28
Average hourly rate £40.60 £28.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.45% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.40 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Brentwood - 2 £326 -
Embedded Linux
East of England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C