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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 125 128
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.041% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.20% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  

Embedded Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 507 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.28% 20.69% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 303 287
Median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 37
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Berkshire