The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 114 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.048% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+30.59% -11.25%
Embedded Linux
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
542 811 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.50% 38.86% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 405 244
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) DVB
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) STB
2 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
3 2 (28.57%) MathWorks
3 2 (28.57%) VHDL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DVB
2 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C/C++ Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (42.86%) STB
2 2 (28.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) MathWorks
1 2 (28.57%) Xilinx