The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 73 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
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%
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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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
258 186 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.57% 18.29% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 84 77
Average daily rate £350 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 22
Average hourly rate £16.53 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Embedded Linux
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Qt Quick
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (66.67%) QML
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
1 2 (66.67%) QML
1 2 (66.67%) Qt Quick
2 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
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People Source
Rate: £360 - £420 per day + Home Working up to 70%
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago