The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 410 414 408
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.014% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.063% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £320 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £408 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
+27.81% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
Embedded Linux
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4705 4777 4937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.65% 21.54% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 3178 3365
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 201 236
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in London

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in London

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hayes - 2 £340 -
City of London - 1 £300 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (25.00%) iptables
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) GCC
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) STB
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GCC
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Flash Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP