The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.10% +22.58%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
360 487 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.06% 20.25% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 232
Median daily rate £368 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Yocto

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree