The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 July 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 Swindon 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.51% - 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.66% 13.85% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 32
Average daily rate £250 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Embedded Linux
Wiltshire

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Embedded Linux
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) Smart Meter

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C