The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 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 Scotland - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
671 555 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.27% 23.87% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 268 210
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Fife - - - -
Lothian - - - -
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Embedded Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++