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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
England / London
Rank 400 421 401
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.005% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.024% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.07%

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
3965 4204 4732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.38% 19.87% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2799 2896 3249
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 137 143
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Firmware
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) 802.15
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 1 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 802.15
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Kernel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Compact Framework
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Assembla