Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 153 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +176
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.051% 0.026% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £325 - -
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.56% +13.92%

Embedded Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 686 625 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.42% 16.32% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 318 549
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +1.33%
10th Percentile £150 £193 £226
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -38.45%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £36.90 £23.70
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.48% -8.33% +5.88%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Berkshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Embedded Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) 4G

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS