The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 4.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.79% 33.33% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 49
Average daily rate £390 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £263 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kent