Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 November 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.

Embedded Linux
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 54 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -17
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.26% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 2.16% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median daily rate - - £400
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £350 £400
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.75
10th Percentile £38.25 - £36.43
90th Percentile £93.25 - £38.68
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.50

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 181 139 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.56% 21.72% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 123
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £179 £210 £185
90th Percentile £425 £425 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £335 £375
% change year-on-year +4.48% -10.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 11 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.58% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.69 £10.50 £11.45
90th Percentile £53.13 £43.75 £56.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £31.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +30.65% +129.63% -46.00%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) C
3 13 (81.25%) C++
4 12 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (68.75%) Electronics
5 11 (68.75%) Embedded C
6 10 (62.50%) Device Driver
6 10 (62.50%) Wireless
7 9 (56.25%) Device Driver Development
7 9 (56.25%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
7 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (56.25%) Degree
7 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
8 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
9 7 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (37.50%) R
11 5 (31.25%) Python
12 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (25.00%) Coaching
13 3 (18.75%) Qt
13 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
13 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
14 2 (12.50%) JIRA
14 2 (12.50%) XMPP
14 2 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (12.50%) git-flow
14 2 (12.50%) QML
14 2 (12.50%) Git (software)

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 12 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (62.50%) Wireless
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
4 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
5 2 (12.50%) MQTT
5 2 (12.50%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 2 (12.50%) Buildbot
1 2 (12.50%) CMake
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) git-flow
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (68.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Qt
2 2 (12.50%) gRPC
2 2 (12.50%) QML
2 2 (12.50%) Qt Quick
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Device Driver
2 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Embedded C
3 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (37.50%) R
5 5 (31.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware