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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 235 253 237
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+30.59% -11.25%
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
2127 2347 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.84% 24.60% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1149 916
Average daily rate £360 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 201 248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 5 £388 - 4
Surrey -11 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £388 -
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) C++
3 21 (80.77%) C
4 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
5 13 (50.00%) Device Driver
6 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (34.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) STB
8 6 (23.08%) Subversion
8 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
9 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
9 5 (19.23%) Firmware
9 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (19.23%) Middleware
9 5 (19.23%) DVB
9 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Qt
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) JIRA
10 4 (15.38%) VHDL
10 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
10 4 (15.38%) C#
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.54%) Python
11 3 (11.54%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) Simulink
11 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
11 3 (11.54%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DVB
2 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) Modbus
4 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) Hudson
3 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) StarTeam
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) VectorCAST
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Avionics
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) C++ Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 1 (3.85%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) Qt
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
4 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (34.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (23.08%) STB
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (15.38%) VHDL
6 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
7 2 (7.69%) CPLD
7 2 (7.69%) DTV
8 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) ThreadX
3 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Android Development
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C++
2 21 (80.77%) C
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) GLSL
8 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Altera
1 2 (7.69%) MathWorks
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
1 2 (7.69%) Xilinx
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