The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -11.84%
Embedded Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
537 559 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.08% 21.13% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 300 231
Average daily rate £343 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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