The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 609 599 605
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 18 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.069% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Median daily rate £340 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.19% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £35.25 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £42.50 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10687 11749 13122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.30% 21.48% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 6906 7771
Median daily rate £388 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 972 1139
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Embedded Linux
Top 23 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -19 17 £340 -28.42% 16
East of England +6 5 - - 3
South West +10 4 £333 -
Cambridge +6 3 - - 3
Cambridgeshire -5 3 - - 3
London -6 3 £340 -38.18% 2
Yorkshire +13 2 - - 5
Gloucestershire +4 2 £340 -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Bristol - 2 £325 -
Leeds - 2 - - 5
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
Essex - 2 - -
Surrey +20 1 - -
South East -4 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £340 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

Embedded Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) C
3 29 (69.05%) C++
4 28 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
7 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (19.05%) SDLC
8 8 (19.05%) Yocto
9 7 (16.67%) Electronics
9 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.67%) Android
10 6 (14.29%) STB
11 5 (11.90%) Wireless
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
11 5 (11.90%) OpenGL
11 5 (11.90%) SNMP
11 5 (11.90%) Nagra
12 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
12 4 (9.52%) Java
12 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
12 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (9.52%) Digital TV
12 4 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (7.14%) IGMP
13 3 (7.14%) UPnP
13 3 (7.14%) JSON
13 3 (7.14%) ZigBee

Embedded Linux
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) SNMP
2 5 (11.90%) Wireless
3 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.14%) 802.11
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) DLNA
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DVB
4 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.14%) IGMP
4 3 (7.14%) IPv4
4 3 (7.14%) IPv6
4 3 (7.14%) PPP
4 3 (7.14%) UPnP
4 3 (7.14%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.38%) ATM
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Software Engineer
2 24 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (45.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (26.19%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (9.52%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Yocto
2 5 (11.90%) OpenGL
3 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
3 3 (7.14%) OpenEmbedded
3 3 (7.14%) WebKit
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (4.76%) Qt
4 2 (4.76%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.38%) DirectCompute
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (14.29%) STB
3 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 4 (9.52%) Digital TV
3 4 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Arduino
5 1 (2.38%) BeagleBone
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) CUDA
5 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) SDLC
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) DRM
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Kanban
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) Web Design
8 1 (2.38%) Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Android Development
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C
2 29 (69.05%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) Lua
9 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Nagra
2 3 (7.14%) CA
2 3 (7.14%) Conax
2 3 (7.14%) Verimatrix
3 2 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (2.38%) Atmel
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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