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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 390 371 352
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 9 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.060% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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
4773 4579 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.48% 21.07% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3040 2716
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 213 242
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) C
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) DTV
3 6 (50.00%) Device Driver
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (33.33%) STB
5 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
6 3 (25.00%) 802.15
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Windows CE
6 3 (25.00%) Firmware
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) Assembla
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
6 3 (25.00%) WCF

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) 802.15
1 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) WebKit
3 1 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) DTV
1 6 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (33.33%) STB
4 1 (8.33%) IPTV
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) GPGPU
4 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
4 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows CE
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Assembla
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