The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 244 233 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.54% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£325 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £359 £330
% change year-on-year
-9.40% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -20.00%
Embedded Linux
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2368 2232 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 24.92% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1071 1022
Average daily rate £363 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 215 272
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Embedded Linux across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 7 £325 - 3
Berkshire +16 5 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) C
3 15 (50.00%) C++
4 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
5 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Qt
7 5 (16.67%) GStreamer
7 5 (16.67%) STB
7 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.67%) Wireless
7 5 (16.67%) Electronics
8 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
8 4 (13.33%) 3G
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
8 4 (13.33%) IPv4
8 4 (13.33%) IPv6
8 4 (13.33%) UML
8 4 (13.33%) 4G
8 4 (13.33%) LTE
8 4 (13.33%) WiMAX
9 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) QML
9 3 (10.00%) Multicast
9 3 (10.00%) Qt Quick
9 3 (10.00%) OO

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (16.67%) Wireless
3 4 (13.33%) WiMAX
3 4 (13.33%) 3G
3 4 (13.33%) LTE
3 4 (13.33%) IPv4
3 4 (13.33%) IPv6
3 4 (13.33%) 4G
4 3 (10.00%) Multicast
4 3 (10.00%) UMTS
5 2 (6.67%) DVB
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
6 1 (3.33%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Android Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Qt
1 5 (16.67%) GStreamer
2 3 (10.00%) QML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) Qt Quick
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) STB
2 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) MPEG
4 1 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (3.33%) Ergonomics
4 1 (3.33%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Fedora
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Video Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C
2 15 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) Assembla
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