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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 426 420 375
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.020% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.053% 0.087% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£425 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £380 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 25
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
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
5618 5720 5422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.96% 23.12% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3752 3765 3342
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 252 330
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) DTV
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) WebKit
5 1 (11.11%) GCC
5 1 (11.11%) GDB
5 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
5 1 (11.11%) DirectCompute
5 1 (11.11%) Trac
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) CUDA
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Qt
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GCC
1 1 (11.11%) GDB
1 1 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) WebKit
2 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
2 1 (11.11%) DirectCompute
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) DTV
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree