The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - 24 27
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.39% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +71.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.29% 13.89% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 19
Average daily rate £281 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £360 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.58 £26.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.20% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.96 £34.50 £23.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex