The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
491 367 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.65% 20.03% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 153 159
Average daily rate £303 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 57 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Embedded Linux
England