Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 79 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -2
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 1.47% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +8.84%
East of England median daily rate £313 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% -25.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £38.25 - £36.25
90th Percentile £93.25 - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.00% -21.05%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 317 273 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.31% 24.29% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 153
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £183 £105 £160
90th Percentile £471 £480 £448
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 31 60
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +125.45% -45.00%
10th Percentile £13.08 £10.50 £9.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.90
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +6.06%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Linux in Cambridgeshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridge +9 16 - - 5
Embedded Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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