The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 138 143 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 1.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -24.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
603 711 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.53% 21.44% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 382 405
Median daily rate £340 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 84
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.27 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) IPTV
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (33.33%) Widevine
3 1 (33.33%) PlayReady
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) Digital TV

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) PlayReady
1 1 (33.33%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC