The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 232 213 229
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 18 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 1.31% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £355 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2400 1830 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.78% 21.87% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 848 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 252 302
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
England

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
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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 5 - - 3
Hampshire - 4 £380 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) C
2 20 (76.92%) C++
3 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) Device Driver
4 9 (34.62%) OOD
4 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
6 6 (23.08%) UML
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
7 5 (19.23%) Ruby
8 4 (15.38%) Android
8 4 (15.38%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (11.54%) OpenGL
10 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.69%) STB
10 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) OpenCL
10 2 (7.69%) DirectCompute
10 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 2 (7.69%) NAS
10 2 (7.69%) 3D Programming
10 2 (7.69%) CUDA
10 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.69%) Middleware
10 2 (7.69%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
3 1 (3.85%) FCoE
3 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) OpenGL
2 2 (7.69%) OpenCL
2 2 (7.69%) DirectCompute
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Device Driver
1 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (7.69%) STB
3 2 (7.69%) CUDA
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) 3D Programming
4 2 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C
1 20 (76.92%) C++
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) VMware
1 1 (3.85%) Broadcom
1 1 (3.85%) MontaVista
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