The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
Embedded Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 120 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.19% 24.34% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £290 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Banbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++