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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 258 268 242
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -20.51%
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
2068 2365 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.64% 24.10% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1278 1268 1145
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 235 218
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) C
5 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Yocto
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Qt
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (22.22%) QML
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
8 1 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) Veritas
8 1 (11.11%) HACMP
8 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (11.11%) Middleware
8 1 (11.11%) DVB
8 1 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) AIX
8 1 (11.11%) HPUX
8 1 (11.11%) Solaris
8 1 (11.11%) Wireless

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DVB
2 1 (11.11%) Modbus
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Qt Creator
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Yocto
2 2 (22.22%) QML
2 2 (22.22%) Qt
3 1 (11.11%) DirectCompute
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) CUDA
3 1 (11.11%) HACMP
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) NetWare
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) GPFS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas
1 1 (11.11%) VMware