The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Linux
Rank 62 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 3.36% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+30.59% -11.25%
Embedded Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.36% 17.22% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 55 71
Average daily rate £350 £355 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.25% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Embedded Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Embedded Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - 2 - -
Embedded Linux
South West

Embedded Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQLite
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQLite
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Audio Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce