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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Linux
Rank 265 239 221
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 10 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£400 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
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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
2352 2262 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 24.56% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1130 1060
Average daily rate £351 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 237 235
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 -1 5 £400 +14.28% 3
Surrey - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £310 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
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England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 20 (64.52%) C
4 19 (61.29%) C++
5 12 (38.71%) Embedded C
6 6 (19.35%) Android
6 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
7 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) STB
7 5 (16.13%) Qt
7 5 (16.13%) GStreamer
8 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 3 (9.68%) OO
9 3 (9.68%) Python
9 3 (9.68%) MPEG
9 3 (9.68%) IPv4
9 3 (9.68%) IPv6
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 3 (9.68%) Subversion
9 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
9 3 (9.68%) JIRA
9 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) LTE
9 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
9 3 (9.68%) QML
9 3 (9.68%) Qt Quick

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) LTE
3 3 (9.68%) IPv4
3 3 (9.68%) IPv6
4 2 (6.45%) UMTS
4 2 (6.45%) 3G
4 2 (6.45%) 4G
4 2 (6.45%) WiMAX
4 2 (6.45%) DVB
5 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.23%) 802.11
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Android Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (3.23%) C Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Audio Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) GStreamer
1 5 (16.13%) Qt
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
3 3 (9.68%) QML
3 3 (9.68%) Qt Quick
3 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) JNI
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
2 5 (16.13%) STB
3 3 (9.68%) MPEG
4 2 (6.45%) DTV
4 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Ergonomics
5 1 (3.23%) Human Factors
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.68%) OO
3 2 (6.45%) OOD
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Scrum
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Test Management
4 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) SDLC
4 1 (3.23%) UML
4 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C
2 19 (61.29%) C++
3 12 (38.71%) Embedded C
4 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) VMware
1 1 (3.23%) Altera
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