The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - 38 37
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.48% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.75% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -1.25%
Embedded Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.03% 27.54% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 19
Average daily rate £250 £268 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.30 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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
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Embedded Linux
South West