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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 405 402 395
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.023% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +2.00%
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
4262 4774 4667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 22.75% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2915 3297 3063
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £184 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 214
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
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 14 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
City of London - 1 £300 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) DTV
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) iptables
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) GCC
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) MPEG
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) DVB
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GCC
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DTV Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) iptables