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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 161 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £310 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -24.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -3.61%
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
776 803 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.94% 21.26% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 419 355
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 82 77
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) DLNA
3 1 (33.33%) WebKit
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) RS-485
3 1 (33.33%) RS-422
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

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%) 802.11
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DLNA
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) IGMP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) PPP
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-422
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) UPnP
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
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%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Conax
2 1 (33.33%) Nagra
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Verimatrix