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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 147 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% - 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
810 670 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.46% 22.81% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 277 237
Average daily rate £375 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 134 76
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.52 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
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Next Ventures Ltd
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Next Ventures Limited
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