The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 154 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.026% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+29.77% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
830 833 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 22.00% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 436 344
Median daily rate £380 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 100 102
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the North West region.

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Profibus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) pSOS

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) pSOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft