The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Embedded Linux Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Rank 632 628 620
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.013% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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
England +4 9 - - 1
South East -9 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
South West -2 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Embedded Linux Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (42.86%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Avionics
7 3 (21.43%) Wind River
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
7 3 (21.43%) Firmware
7 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
7 3 (21.43%) Military
8 2 (14.29%) STB
8 2 (14.29%) DTV
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (7.14%) Profibus
9 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
9 1 (7.14%) ANSI C
9 1 (7.14%) Cygwin
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (7.14%) DVB
1 1 (7.14%) Profibus
1 1 (7.14%) SpaceWire
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 3 (21.43%) Avionics
2 3 (21.43%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) POSIX
1 1 (7.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) DTV
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) STB
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) ANSI C
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Wind River
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft